Apart from handling the seemingly annual occurrence of volcanic eruptions and the recent earthquake disaster that affected Mamuju in West Sulawesi, there remains a lot for the Indonesian Government to include a backlog of infrastructure projects which will be important to support the further development of the economy.
On the port scene, the development of Patimban, an important extension to provide the facilities for trade that will be needed as Greater Jakarta expands eastwards, has been on the agenda recently. Construction of the port will also require attention to its connections to other land-based modes of transport, and significant sums of money will be needed for that; something the private sector may be invited to participate in or a project to be added to those being considered by the new sovereign wealth fund.
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