Jokowi Inspects LRT & MRT Projects

Desi Angriani    •    30 September 2016 16:17 WIB
Jokowi Inspects LRT & MRT Projects
President Joko Widodo and Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama inspected LRT and MRT projects on Friday, September 30, 2016 (Photo: MTVN/Desi Angriani), Jakarta: President Joko Widodo has inspected Light Rapid Transit (LRT) and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) projects in the capital.

LRT will connect Jakarta with Bogor, Depok and Bekasi. It is expected to be operational by 2018.

"Hopefully, it can be operational by 2018. We will extend the contract this October," Jokowi said after the inspection in Jakarta on Friday (9/30/2016).

Meanwhile, MRT will connect Hotel Indonesia round in downtown Central Jakarta with Lebak Bulus terminal in South Jakarta. It is expected to be completed by 2019.

"The progress is very fast. It will be completed  by 2019," he stated.