Coordination Meeting of SEZ Arun Lhokseumawe

Banda Aceh, on Monday (February 26, 2018). Since established by the President of the Republic of Indonesia with Government Regulation No. 5 of 2017 Special Economic Zone (KEK) Arun Lhokseumawe continues to experience some challenges. The assistance team of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe in accordance with the decision of the governor has several functions that provide assistance, giving consideration to the Governor regarding the development of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe.

While related to SKPA, the relationship with the Entrepreneur and Builder Board and the Regional Council function is as supporting, therefore today's meeting is held in order to create an understanding on how to accelerate the operation of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe and also to build synergy so that the existing team does not overlap resulting in reduced efficiency. The above mentioned by the Chairman of the Assistant Governor of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe Mawardi Ismail in his speech at the Coordination Meeting of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe at Kryad Muraya Hotel Banda Aceh.

Head of Department of Investment and Integrated Services One Door Aceh Iskandar as secretary of KEK board Arun Lhokseumawe explain and review the development of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe for 5 Month since get the Presidential Decree of RI. KEK Arun Lhokseumawe focuses on several sectors namely energy, petrochemical, agro industry supporting food security, logistics and kraft paper producing industries. From the energy sector (oil and gas) will be developed LNG regasification, LNG Hub / Trading, LPG Hub / Trading, Mini LNG Plant PLTG with development of environmentally friendly power plant or clean energy solution provider. Logistics infrastructure is also being developed to support inputs and outputs from the oil and gas, petrochemical and agro industry industries, through improvements in international port and dock infrastructure.

Iskandar added several targets for the development of Special Economic Zone, namely; increased investment through the preparation of areas with strategic and geo-strategic advantages, optimization of industrial activities, import export and other economic activities of high economic value, The accelerated development and economic growth of Aceh Indonesia and ASEAN through the development of new economic growth centers for balance inter-regional development, and the establishment of a breakthrough model of regional development for economic growth such as industry, tourism and trade so as to create jobs.

At the event hosted by Marthunis from Bappeda Aceh was also presented Marwadi Yusuf Deputy Director of PT. Patriot Nusantara, Special Staff of Governor for Economic and Development Said Mustafa, and several Regional Council of KEK Arun Lhokseumawe who have obtained Presidential Decree Number. 26 years 2017. (YS)