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Indonesian firm to renovate Niger’s Presidential Palace

  • by Kharishar Khafi Hotli Simanjuntak
Jakarta   /   Sat, August 11 2018   /  01:16 am

Great undertaking: PT Wijaya Karya operational director III responsible for overseas projects Destiawan Soewardjono (center) and Niger’s chief of Cabinet Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou (second right) show a contract to renovate the Nigerien Presidential Palace after the signing ceremony in Niamey on Thursday. The signing was witnessed by Indonesian Deputy Foreign Minister AM Fachir (second left) and Nigerien Foreign Minister Kalla Ankourao (right). (Courtesy of the Foreign Ministry)Indonesia and Niger have signed a contract worth 20 million euros (US$22.96 million) to renovate the Presidential Palace in Niamey.

The contract was signed on Thursday by state-owned construction firm PT Wijaya Karya (WIKA)’s operational director III for overseas projects, Destiawan Soewardjono, and Nigerien presidential Cabinet director Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou.

“This is a historic project that has st...