Jakarta to Launch Information, Investment Center to Attract IDR1,000 Trillion

Thursday, 23 November 2017 , 15:00:00 WIB -

Jakarta Vice Governor, Sandiago Uno (third left); INASGOC Acting Chairman Erick Thohir (third right); PT MRT Jakarta President Director, William Sabandar (second right) and PT MRT Jakarta Construction Director, Silvia Halim (left) are seen at the Gelora Bung Karno complex, Jakarta, Sunday (Nov.12). (ANTARA)

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS - Jakarta Vice Governor Sandiaga Uno targets to attract investments worth Rp1,000 trillion to the capital city. To support the target, Jakarta One-Door Integrated Service and Investment Office (DPMPTSP) Head Edy Junaedi said he will open the Jakarta Information and Investment Center.

"This will be a big step to boost Jakarta’s investment climate. Jakarta DPMPTSP will launch the Jakarta Information and Investment Center that will act as a center that will help manage foreign investments flowing into the city, so that we can maximize the potential profit," Edy said, in a press release sent to gres.news, Wednesday (Nov.22).

The target means Jakarta needs to attract Rp50 trillion annually and the city is already making moving to slash irrelevant procedure to establish a business an to invest in the city. Permits are being arranged, so that they are faster and easier to obtain. DPMPTSP will also open the Qualified Consultant for Investments.

"Jakarta must become a top investment destination in Asia. We will generate qualified consultants to facilitate investments. We target Rp50 trillion to flow into the city," Edy said.

Meanwhile, Sandiaga Uno had recently visited Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to promote Jakarta to investors in the city.

"I target Rp1,000 trillion worth of investment to flow into Jakarta in the next five years. Hopefully, that amount of investment can create labor-intensive projects," Sandi said. (mag)