President Jokowi will visit Lombok NTB Earthquake Victims

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, August 23 2018 - 22:00 IWST

Presiden Jokowi temui korban gempa Lombok
Presiden Jokowi temui korban gempa Lombok

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - President Joko Widodo is planning a visit back to Lombok to ensure that the handling of the impact of the earthquake in the area is going well.

"Maybe this week or next week, so that people can immediately repair their houses again, there are economic activities that move there," President Jokowi said after meeting with PP Muhammadiyah in Jakarta, Thursday (08/23/2018)

The Head of State said that what was important at this time was the handling of the impact of the earthquake had been carried out nationally by involving the provincial and district governments.

"Indeed, we are still in the stages, especially those relating to the delivery of assistance for house repairs that are severely damaged, moderately damaged and lightly damaged, still in a massive administrative process," he said.

He mentioned that it involved procedures and administration that took time.

"Later when it's finished and there are many, maybe I will come to Lombok, maybe this week or next week," he said.

The President also reminded that there were still aftershocks which were still quite large in magnitude.

Regarding the Presidential Instruction for Handling the Lombok Earthquake, President Jokowi said that he had signed the Inpres.

"With the Presidential Instruction, ministries and institutions, they have a legal umbrella for implementation in the field," he said.

Meanwhile, regarding forest and land fires that began to occur in several regions, the President said that currently cases of forest and land fires had fallen by more than 85 percent.

"I do not want to comment on things related to fires that are one by one. But it is clear that the forest fires have fallen by more than 85 percent compared to the past," he said.

The Head of State mentioned the law enforcement system, supervision in the field, then the issuance of the Presidential Regulation concerning forest and land fires, was quite firm in regulating the forest and land fires.

"The establishment of the Peat Restoration Agency is also the direction there, I think we have been very serious in addressing forest and land fires," he said.

Meanwhile, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung when asked about the Instruction on the Management of the Lombok Earthquake said that he did not remember the Presidential Instruction number.

"I can't remember the number, because the process is being promulgated, but the point is that this decree regulates that actually the disaster in Lombok is fully handled like a national disaster," Pramono Anung said.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Sergey Sedov, Founder and CEO of Robocash Group

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 16:15 WIB

Robocash Group reached 2 BN USD of disbursement and issued audited financial report of 2021

Robocash Group publishes the audited combined financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2021. The Group reached an all-time high 2 BN USD of issued financing and is expected to increase…

PT Sariguna Primatirta Tbk (Tanobel Group)

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 15:45 WIB

Demand Increases, CLEO Recorded IDR307.7 Billion Sales in Q1-2022

PT Sariguna Primatirta Tbk (Tanobel Group), a public company and manufacturer of Bottled Drinking Water (AMDK) with the IDX ticker code: CLEO: IJ, recorded a 30% increase in sales reaching IDR307.7…

TopWorx DX PST with HART 7 monitors and tests valve assemblies, providing detailed data and diagnostics and enabling the digital transformation of process applications.

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 15:15 WIB

Emerson’s New Emergency Shutdown Discrete Valve Controller Improves Safety, Uptime in Hazardous Applications

Emerson introduced the TopWorxTM DX PST with HART® 7. Units provide valuable valve data and diagnostic information, enabling the digital transformation of process applications.

PT Buyung Poetra Sembada Tbk (“HOKI”)

Kamis, 12 Mei 2022 - 15:26 WIB

HOKI Launches Another New Product

PT Buyung Poetra Sembada Tbk (“HOKI”), a Public Company which produces quality rice under the “Topi Koki” and “HOKI” brands, continues to innovate by re- launching new products.…

Rockwell Automation Inc. /obe.wisc.edu

Kamis, 12 Mei 2022 - 14:19 WIB

Rockwell Automation Releases New, Highly Customizable Industrial Monitors

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced the release of a new line of industrial monitors…