JK Claim Homestead Athletes Kemayoran Better than the London Olympics and Rio

26 March 2017

Jakarta, Beritasatu.com - Reviewing area of Wisma Atlet development in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, Vice President (VP) Jusuf Kalla (JK) as Chairman of the Steering Committees Asian Games, said that the guest house two blocks with a total of 10 towers, better condition than homestead occupied by the athletes during the Olympic Games in London, England in 2012 or in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016.

"This (homestead athlete development) well progress in a year. And according to the delivery Erick (Erick Thohir / Chairman Inasgoc) and Puan (Puan Maharani / Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee) was better than the Olympic village Rio de Janeiro especially London," said JK after walking around in the area of ​​athlete development, Sunday (26/3).

According to JK, athlete's house had to be built with good quality because it is a legacy that can be used in the future for the benefit of the general public. Among other things, rent.

"It was also later means it is inherited. Well good for the game, this settlement will only be used say a month or later added again paraolimpic part. Then later to the public, whether subsidized apartment (rent), whether it belongs to. Later we set then," he said ,

To note, the construction of flats (flat) is designed as a homestead athletes during the Asian Games in 2018, started in March 2016. The contract value reached Rp 3.4 trillion and contractors KSO PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) -Indulexco, PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT Jaya Construction-Penta Tbk, and PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk-Chakra.

Then, the towers that stand on an area of ​​10 hectares, will stand 10 towers comprising 7,426 units. Then, is expected to be occupied by three people each unit, so it can accommodate 22 278 people.

Flat consists of two blocks of each unit is also scheduled to have a spacious 36 square meters consisting of two bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom, and laundry.

Earlier, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono explained that the construction of two blocks of homeless athletes in Kemayoran, has reached 65.61 percent and is expected in June 2017 has been completed so that it can be used to test the Asian Games to be held in September 2017 . (Novi Setuningsih / JAS)