Government Offers Projects Worth US$4.5 Billion
Wednesday, 11 October, 2006 | 16:00 WIB

Tempo Interactive, Jakarta: The government will offer 10 infrastructure projects at the Indonesia Infrastructure Summit II in November.

The total of the project value reach US$4.5 billion or around Rp40.5 trillion.

According to Paskah Suzetta, State Minister for National Development Planning, concurrently Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bapenas), the offered projects are all ready to be realized and do not have land acquisition problem.

Outside the ten projects, Paskah said there are actually still many other projects.

“The total value of infrastructure projects in Indonesia can reach US$50 billion,” said Paskah in Jakarta, yesterday (10/10).

According to Imron Bulki, Deputy to the State Minister for National Development Planning for the Facility and Infrastructure Division, these projects include two electricity power plant projects worth US$1.475 billion.

“The 10,000 megawatt electric project is not included in there projects,” said Imron.

The offered electric power-plant are Central Java coal Fired power plants of 2x6,000 megawatt worth US$1.2 billion and Pasuruan combined cycle power plan 1x500 megawatt worth of US$275 million.

Apart from electricity, the government is offering the 60-kilometer Medan-Namu-Tebing Tinggi toll road projects worth US$142 million and the 165-kilometers Solo-Kertosono toll road worth US$928 million.

There is also the Teluk Lamong Harbor which will reclaim the sea by around 50 hectares for building 350 meters of quay as container terminal.

The project value reaches US$255 million.

The Bandung Municipal Government is offering the Bandung water supply project worth US$26 million.

The Dumai government is offering the Dumai water supply project worth US$44 million with the capacity of 500 liters per second.

The Tangerang Government is offering a clean water supply with a 550 liters per second capacity worth US$37 million.

In addition, the Information and Communication Department is offering the National telecommunications backbone project stretching 30,000 kilometers worth US$1.5 billion.

Kurniasih Budi
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