Shelter Kampung Akuarium Can Accommodate 180 Heads of Families

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, January 19 2018 - 14:00 IWST

Gubernur DKI Jakarta Anies Baswedan (Foto Dok
Gubernur DKI Jakarta Anies Baswedan (Foto Dok - Jakarta - Construction of shelter Kampung Aquarium, North Jakarta has been started since early January 2018.

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said the shelter could be used for residences that still survive in tents. Based on data collection of Jakarta Provincial Government, there are about 180 families who still live in tents.

He asserted the shelter is only for residents who have not received a flat. "When the shelters are done they can stay there. It is only for the people who still live there. (Which can be rusun) baseball," said Anies at City Hall, Medan Merdeka Selatan, Central Jakarta, Thursday (18/1/2018).

On the occasion, Anies also explained about subject process of data collection. In the data collection this time, the community is considered very active. "This Aquarium Village is just one example of collaborative activities. So, the citizens are involved from the beginning," he said

Anies also do not worry if the existence of shelter will disrupt the assessment of World Heritage City from UNESCO for the Old City. "The village has been dismantled," he said

Anies claimed not yet sure will rebuild the village or not. According to him, it needs discussion with citizens.

"We'll talk to the citizens. So, we want to build there to become one of Kampung Aquarium, then there is Sunda Kelapa, then there is Luar Batang. One series that will be used as cultural tourism activities that have a history. So the design must also consider," he explained.

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