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Pressure on PT Jakarta Propertindo as Asian Games loom

  • Corry Elyda

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 27 2016   /  08:27 am

With less than two years before the opening of the 2018 Asian Games (Asiad), city-owned property developer PT Jakarta Propertindo is pulling out all the stops to complete the necessary infrastructure projects.

Jakpro, which usually focuses on property, has been assigned by the city administration to organize the building and revamping of important venues for the Asiad.

They comprise the velodrome sports complex in Rawamangun in East Jakarta, the equestrian center in Pulomas, East Jakarta, as well as the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system connecting its depot in Kelapa Gading to several venues, including the velodrome and the Britama Sports Hall in North Jakarta. The company was tasked with the work at the last minute, relatively speaking, as hosts normally have five years to prepare for the tournament.

Newly appointed Jakarta Propertindo (Jakpro) president director S...