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Jakarta Governor Visits Singapore to Look for MRT Advisers

From: JakartaGlobe
By: Deti Mega Purnamasari
Date: 01/04/13

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo visited Singapore over the weekend to look for advisers for the MRT project and to draw inspiration for the development of the capital.

“We asked for the Singapore MRT companies to be our advisors, because we are supposed to decide on the start of the project,” the governor told reporters at City Hall on Monday, adding that they agreed without giving further details.

Along with him in the short trip to the city-state were members of the MRT Jakarta’s Board of Directors, including the new president director Dono Boestami; the city’s assistant for development and environment, Wiryatmoko; and the head of the Jakarta Development Planning Agency (Bappeda), Sarwo Handayani.

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