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More roads, more dams, more power plants for Indonesia : Jokowi set to continue infrastructure push to drive economy in his second term as president

Jun 09, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The Trans-Java and Trans-Sumatra highways are expected to be completed during the second term of President Joko Widodo, shortening travelling times and opening up new job opportunities on Indonesia's two main islands.

Officials say that the roads are part of the President's buffet of upcoming projects, and just like in his first term, the President will firmly focus on infrastructure works, including more new seaports, airports, dams and power plants to keep the economy humming over the n...