Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Ticking Down to 2013
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Ticking Down to 2013

Mari Pangestu Visits Bali to Push for Completion of Major Infrastructure Projects before Major 2013 APEC Summit


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, infrastructure, Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, Jimbaran Hijau, Frans Bambang Siswanto, Putu Agung Prianto, Ida Bagus Subhisku, Bali International Park, Ngurah Rai International Airport, Benoa, Tanjung Benoa, Toll Way, Benoa Port
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/2/2011)

Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, paid a visit to Bali on November 30, 2011, to inspect a number of projects connected to the APEC Summit to be held on the island in 2012.

During that inspection visit, she issued a call that completion of the infrastructure projects be accelerated to ensure their completion in time for the 2013 meeting of Asian Pacific nations.

According to Beritabali.com, Pangestu inspected work underway to expand and improve Bali’s airport, preparatory work for the construction of a toll road between Benoa and Tanjung Benoa at Nusa Dua, and the enhancement of the Benoa port facility. The Minister pledged to continually monitor developments for these three projects, brining all pressure to bear to guarantee on-time completion.

During her visit, the newly appointed Minister also paid a call on the Bali International Park (BIP) project in Jimbaran. The massive project covering a 250-hectare lot has been promoted by the central government as essential to the transaction of the 2013 summit but has been the focus of widespread opposition by local environmental groups.

On her visit to the BIP project, the Minister was welcomed by Frans Bambang Siswanto, the chief commissioner and CEO of PT Jimbaran Hijau, respectively, Frans Bambang Siswanto and Putu Agung Prianto. Also in attendance was the Chief of Provincial Tourism (Kadiparda), Ida Bagus Subhisku; the chief (lurah) of the Jimbaran sub-district, and traditional leaders from the surrounding areas.

Pangestu told the press: “Unfortunately, this project, which has been approved by Presidential decree and obtained a recommendation from the governor, is being impeded by permits problems on the Bandung regency level to the point that there are concerns that plans for the 2013 APEC Summit will be disrupted and this will cause damage to the country's image. I will check and ask when the required permits will be issued by the Regent.”


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité
Fête Nationale – Celebrating France’s National Day at The Trans Resort Bali on Friday, July 15, 2016
(6/26/2016)
Attempted Identity Theft
Two Bulgarian Tourists Arrested on Suspicion of ATM Crime in Bali
(6/26/2016)
Heart Attack Claims Man in Local Boat Race
Balinese Participants in a Bedugul Canoe Race Dies of Heart Attack.
(6/26/2016)
U-Haul Hull
Operators of Sunken KMP Rafelia II Given Deadline of September 4, 2016, to Remove Sunken Ferry Boat in Java-Bali Straits
(6/26/2016)
Connected in Kuta
Kuta, Bali Launches 115 Free Wireless WiFi Points
(6/26/2016)
A Kemenuh Conondrum
Kemenuh Butterfly Park in Gianyar, Bali: Illegally Constructed, Illegally Operated and Failing to Pay Taxes
(6/26/2016)
Short Take Off and Approach
Indonesian Transportation Minister Not in Favor of Reclaiming Land to Extend Length of Bali’s Airport
(6/26/2016)
Hot and Bothered in Bali
Bali Airport Installs Thermal Scanner to Detect International Passengers Infected by the Zika Virus
(6/26/2016)
Haunting Surfeit of Human Remains
Backlog of Unburied Corpses at Sanglah General Hospital Morgue Poses a Logistics and Spiritual Risk.
(6/26/2016)
General Hospital
Bali’s Main Hospital Explains its Color-Coded Response to Medical Emergencies
(6/26/2016)
Bastards & Baksheesh
Public Outcry as Official at Gilimanuk Border Checkpoint Caught on Film Taking a Bribe
(6/26/2016)
Illegal Parking
Outgoing Denpasar Prosecutor Names Head of Denpasar Parking Authority as Suspect in Rp. 15.5 billion Corruption Case
(6/26/2016)
All [News]!