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Jakarta Post

Kuala Namu must be ready by 2012

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 28 2011   /  08:00 am

The central government, through Coordinating Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa, has given an ultimatum to the North Sumatra provincial administration to complete Kuala Namu Airport immediately so that is operational by next year.

Hatta said the government had decided in a limited meeting with relevant agencies in Jakarta recently that Kuala Namu Airport, which is located in Deli Serdang regency and will replace Polonia Airport in Medan, must be completed by 2012.

“Kuala Namu Airport must be completed by 2012 and not postponed again. It is the decision of the central government,” Hatta told reporters on the sidelines of a visit to Medan on Monday.

Hatta, who also chairs the National Mandate Party, was in Medan for only one day and returned to Jakarta on Tuesday. He attended two events while in Medan — to publicize Indonesia’s economic expansion development and ac...