TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The central Kalimantan The government is preparing a plot of land up to 500,000 hectares in the Golden Triangle area of the province. The plan is to use the land as a place for the new capital of Indonesia.
The regional secretary of central Kalimantan, Fahrizal Fitri, said that, as regards the government's transfer plan for the state capital, they are preparing a series of preparations, one of which is the supply of land.
"We have reserved a land of 300,000 to 500,000 hectares for the future location of the new capital. It is located in the gold triangle of Gunung Mas Regency, Katingan Regency and Palangka Raya City," he said Monday 29 July.
The provincial government, Fahrizal said, has also mapped the potential development of the area and its leading products, such as food properties that cover organic rice, cassava and others.
"We are not only providing the land, but also resources for the capital, like food".
Meanwhile, the XI Commission of the House of Representatives is on a working visit to central Kalimantan to carry out specific studies on the capital relocation plan.
"We want to learn more about Central Kalimantan, as one of the strong candidates for the capital of the new nation ", declared President of the DPR Commission XI Michael Jeno.