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Hungarian firm wins ministry tender for new toll road payment system

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Jakarta   /   Fri, January 29, 2021   /  04:15 pm
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Vehicles pass through the Cikopo-Palimanan (Cipali) tollgate in Cirebon, West Java, on Dec. 23, 2017.(Antara/Dedhez Anggara)

Hungarian firm Roatex Ltd. Zrt. has won Indonesia’s Public Works and Housing Ministry’s tender to implement the multi-lane free-flow (MLFF) electronic payment system on Indonesian toll roads, the Hungarian Embassy in Jakarta announced on Friday. The ministry officiated the winner on Wednesday. Hungary’s involvement in the project started almost four years ago, beginning with a preliminary study conducted by Hungary’s National Toll Payment Services (NTPS) Plc and financed by the Hungarian government, according to an embassy statement. “This project is an important milestone and an excellent example of the strengthening bilateral ties between Hungary and Indonesia,” the statement reads. The embassy also expects the cooperation to result in reduced traffic on Indonesian roads with the establishment of the MLFF e-toll system. Talks on installin...