Mega power project gets legal backing

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is set to issue a set of regulations to give legal protection to policymakers responsible for the construction of power plants in Indonesia as he races against the clock to realize an ambitious plan to build facilities to generate an additional 35,000 megawatts (MW) in five years.

The President unveiled the plan on Thursday after a limited Cabinet meeting with ministers and executives of state-run electricity company PLN on Thursday to discuss the progress of the power plants’ construction.

Jokowi pledged to provide the required legal support so that officials could solve on-field obstacles swiftly without having to worry about potential legal and administrative problems.

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Posted June 27, 2015 by repit in News

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