Budi Karya Sumadi met with the South Korean Ambassador to Indonesia, Tae Sung Park, on Monday to discuss cooperation in the construction of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) infrastructure in Bali.
During the meeting, they also discussed collaboration in the development of Phase 4 of MRT Jakarta’s Fatmawati – Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) route.
Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi met with the South Korean Ambassador to Indonesia, Tae Sung Park, on Monday to discuss cooperation in the construction of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) infrastructure in Bali.
“Today, I have a meeting with the South Korean Ambassador to Indonesia, discussing opportunities for cooperation in the development of transportation infrastructure in Indonesia, and we welcome South Korea’s desire to be involved in the construction of trains in Bali and Jakarta,” said Sumadi here on Monday.
To develop rail infrastructure in the province, the Bali government has collaborated with South Korea through the Korea National Railway to prepare a pre-feasibility study on the planned construction of the 9.46-km Ngurah Rai Airport – Seminyak route of the LRT, the minister informed.
Based on the study, the LRT development plan will be divided into two phases, he informed. Phase 1-A will cover the 5.3-km Airport – Central Park Station route, while Phase 1-B will cover the 4.16-km Central Park-Seminyak Station route, he added.
The Bali government and Korea National Railway are still reviewing the LRT construction plan for the second phase of the Seminyak-Mengwitani route, Sumadi disclosed. (Henry/leo/pn/ant)