Offshore airfield in northern Bali not urgent: Minister

The executive supervision will not prioritize a growth of an offshore airfield in northern Bali as due by a internal government, observant that such a devise was not urgent, according to Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi.

He stressed, however, that a executive supervision was prepared to rise a second runway during we Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in a southern partial of a review island.

“We cite to commission a existent we Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport,” Budi pronounced in Jakarta on Sunday as reported

Previously, he pronounced that a method was carrying out a investigate on a offer done by a Bali administration by PT Pandara International Bali Utara (BIBU) Panji Sakti, that has perceived support from a Canadian investor.

BIBU boss executive we Made Mangku pronounced a association elite to rise an offshore airfield since a initial devise of an onshore airfield would have sacrificed 33 Hindu temples, 121 chronological sites, roads, residences and prolific rice fields.

Made serve explained that Bali Governor Mangku Pastika had taboo a use of prolific land, Hindu temples or chronological sites for a growth of a new airport. (bbn)

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