Investment in Papua Reaches Rp29 Trillion in First Half

Map of Papua Land (wikipedia)
Map of Papua Land (wikipedia)

Jayapura, Jubi – Investment in Papua reached Rp29 trillion in the first half of 2015, led by sectors such as mining, agriculture, fisheries and forestry, the head of the Papuan Investment Coordinating Agency (BKPM), John Way, said.

“The central government’s target for investment in Papua is Rp 31 trillion, in the first half we’ve reached Rp.29 trillion, ” said John Way, in Jayapura, Papua, on Monday (6/7/2015).

He admitted that, until now there are many investors who want to invest in Papua. Last year, the number of investors increased 100 percent.
“We hope this year will also increase 100 percent, because of the national target of Rp500 trillion, to Papua is given a target of about Rp.31 trillion for Papua,” he said.

According to him, the cause of increasing investor to invest in because the spatial Papua has been done.
“Layout has been completed. Only there are several regencies and cities are making adjustments to the spatial province,” he said.

He added that the establishment of provincial spatial is very important for investors, because spatial become a reference for the regency and the city.

Governor of Papua, Lukas Enembe said, investors who use forest products in Papua should be able to realize the desire of the people in economic development and prosperity. Therefore, welfare is what will be the benchmark for the company’s presence in the midst of society.
“Investors who want to invest in Papua should stand for the public. Do not just want to bring out Papua’s natural resources, but how it can improve the economy of communities in the villages, “said Lukas Enembe on Sunday (21/9). (Alexander Loen/ Tina)