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Consortium to be set up for Sunda bridge

Jakarta   /   Thu, January 20 2011   /  10:55 am

The Lampung and Banten provincial administrations are eagerly waiting a Presidential Decree on the establishment of the Regional Board and Strategic Infrastructure Enterprise Zone for the Sunda Strait Bridge (JSS).

The two provinces will immediately merge a number of provincial enterprises (BUMD) into a consortium that will support the acceleration of the construction of the 30-kilometer Sunda Strait Bridge.

Lampung Governor Sjachroedin Z.P. said the consortium was very crucial to anticipate issues, which would arise following the completion of the mega project. “If the Lampung and Banten provincial administrations fail to cooperate, the people of Banten and Lampung will just become spectators when the bridge is completed, despite the fact there will be numerous business opportunities following its completion,” said Sjachroedin on Wednesday.

The Lampung administ...