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SKPA (Aceh Working Units) Asked to Help Investors Invest in Arun KEK

Banda Aceh — Acting  Governor of Aceh, Nova Iriansyah, asked SKPA related to the Special Economic Zone (KEK) Arun, Lhokseumawe, to assist the Business Development and Management Agency (BUPP) to accelerate investors to invest in the region. The SKPA includes the Aceh One-Stop Investment and Integrated Services Office.

“SKPA must help BUPP accelerate companies that have cooperated with PT Pelindo, PIM, Pertamina and PDPA or PT Patriot Nusantara Aceh (Patna). Give services that are fast, precise and easy, “Nova said afterwards

call the Head of Aceh’s One Stop Investment and Integrated Services, Dr. Aulia Sofyan SSos MSi, to the Office of the Acting Governor of Aceh, in the Blang Padang area, Banda Aceh, Tuesday (7/8)

Fast, precise and easy service, according to Nova, will help investors accelerate the realization of their investment plans in Arun KEK. “For licensing, leave it to the administrator of Arun KEK which is an extension of the Central Government, Aceh Province, North Aceh District Government, and Lhokseumawe City Government,” he advised. Nova also asked the Arun KEK administrator to be more active in inviting investors to invest in Arun KEK.

According to data from BPS and BI, 79 foreign companies have not followed up investments in Aceh. “This needs to be pursued and invited back. It is important to prove to potential local investors, as well as domestic and foreign investors who want to invest in Arun KEK that there are no illegal fees and easy and satisfying services, “he explained.

While Aulia Sofyan said, many companies want to invest in Arun KEK. One of them, PT Aceh Makmur Bersama who wants to establish a CPO shelter. Of the four companies that make up the Arun SEZ, namely PDPA, PT PIM, PT Pelindo I, and Pertamina, Pelindo is the company that has cooperated most.

Four companies are cooperating with PT Pelindo I, namely PT Aceh Makmur Bersama, which plans to build a CPO tank near Arun Port, PT Sinergi Tangguh Alam Raya (STAR) which will build a playwood business, PT East Continen Gas Indonesia which will build a Pressurized LPG business and the LPG botting plant, PT Prosperity Building Material which plans to build a cement bagging plant.

While PT Patna as the Arun KEK BUPP has collaborated with the State Asset Management Agency (LMAN) for the operation of state property in Arun KEK, such as the Arun LNG plant.

Arun KEK is planned to cover an area of ​​1,840.8 hectares of Arun Refinery, Dewantara District, North Aceh with an area of ​​582.08 hectares, and Banda Baro District, North Aceh with an area of ​​199.6 hectares. According to PT Patna, said Aulia, there are now several companies that have planned to start their investment activities.

Like PT Prima Inti Medika which is engaged in hospitals, it is operational. PT PIM will build NPK, PA and SA fertilizer plants. Then, PT Aksa, which will build a 500 MW power plant, and PT Sinergi Tangguh Alam Raya, will build a wood processing industry, and PT KAA has also been renovated to be able to operate again. (Her)