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Jakarta motors ahead with e-prix plans despite controversies

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, February 15 2020   /  12:29 am
In the races: A shuttle car takes visitors on a tour of the National Monument (Monas) complex in Central Jakarta on Tuesday. Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said he had sent a letter to State Secretary Pratikno, who also heads the Medan Merdeka Area Development Steering Committee, to inform the latter that he had obtained a recommendation from the Jakarta administration’s cultural preserve expert team to organize a Formula E race in the Monas area. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)(Monas) complex in Central Jakarta on Tuesday. Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said he had sent a letter to State Secretary Pratikno, who also heads the Medan Merdeka Area Development Steering Committee, to inform the latter that he had obtained a recommendation from the Jakarta administration’s cultural preserve expert team to organize a Formula E race in the Monas area. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

In the races: A shuttle car takes visitors on a tour of the National Monument (Monas) complex in Central Jakarta on Tuesday. Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said he had sent a letter to State Secretary Pratikno, who also heads the Medan Merdeka Area Development Steering Committee, to inform the latter that he had obtained a recommendation from the Jakarta administration’s cultural preserve expert team to organize a Formula E race in the Monas area. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)The Jakarta administration will press ahead with its plan to hold the Jakarta E-Prix Formula E race in June on a circuit around the National Monument (Monas) park in Central Jakarta despite controversies surrounding its use of the cultural heritage site.Dwi Wahyu Daryoto, president director of city-owned developer company Jakpro, which leads the city organizing committee for the international event, said the company wa...