Gelora Bung Karno Stadium Renovation to Complete in October 2017

Nur Azizah    •    18 Oktober 2016 19:20 WIB
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Gelora Bung Karno Stadium Renovation to Complete in October 2017
Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat inspected Gelora Bung Karno Stadium (Photo: MTVN/Nur Azizah)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat is confident the renovation of Gelora Bung Karno Stadium will complete in October 2017.

Djarot said the Jakarta administration will accelerate the renovation. It will implement three work shifts.

"We will no longer use wood seats," said Djarot at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta on Tuesday (10/18)

According to observation from Metrotvnews.com, workers have dismantled all seats in the stadium.

Gelora Bung Karno Stadium will be the main venue of the 2018 Asian Games. It will be held in Jakarta and Palembang in August-September 2018.


It will be the second Asian Games in Indonesia. The country hosted the multi-sport event in 1962.


(WAH)