Article – Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Inaugurate Special Economic Zone in Pandeglang

by 24 February 2015

23 February 2015
ACN Newswire

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will inaugurate the Special Economic Zones (KEK) of Tourism in the Tanjung Lesung, Banten provincial District of Pandeglang on Monday, an official said.

“The KEK tourism has been operating but the inauguration will be conducted by the president tomorrow (Feb 23),” head of the transportation, communication and information district office Yahya Gunawan said here on Sunday.

According to him, the president was scheduled to leave Bogor at 9.00 a.m. local time for Pandeglang.

In the meantime, Banten acting governor Rano Karno and Pandeglang District head Erwan Kurtubi will accompany Jokowi during the president’s visit.

The KEK tourism covers sub-districts of Sobang and Panimbang, Gunawan said, adding the Tanjung Lesung tourist area later will be used as the master design of Water City tourism in 2020 such as Venesia in Italy.

Gunawan further said, the KEK tourism will be developed in 1,300 hectares which will be among others completed with a school of tourism.

Courtesy of ACN Newswire

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