Tue, 21 Dec 2010

TEMPO Interactive, Mataram:The Coordinating Economic Ministry has confirmed it will allocate an additional Rp76 billion to cover the completion of Lombok International Airport, Coordinating Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa told reporters in Mataram at the weekend.

According to Hatta, the Lombok Airport will benefit West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), especially when Indonesia plays a greater role in ASEAN, which schedules 800 meetings. “If the airport is finished, NTB can be used as a venue for ASEAN meetings,” said Hatta.