In a working visit to Papua on 11-13 April 2018, President Joko Widodo will consider the construction of the Holtekamp bridge, a 732 meter long bridge located in Youtefa Bay that connects Jayapura City with Muara Tami District in Papua Province.
This bridge cut the travel time from Jayapura City to the border of Skouw which was originally 2.5 hours to 60 minutes.
This Holtekamp bridge is one of the proofs to build Indonesia from just a slogan or jargon for the Jokowi-JK government.
In various stages, the President who builds from the periphery, builds from the outer islands is a government effort that has taken place, as reported in the release of Deputy of Protocol, Press and Media Secretariat President Bey Machmudin.
Trans Kalimantan road, trans Sumatra, trans Papua is also an infrastructure built for people mobility and mobility of goods easier and cheaper for various regions in Indonesia.
In addition to the Holtekamp bridge, the President will also visit Asmat District, Papua Province.
Here, countries that will announce (outbreaks) of measles and malnutrition continue to be done as well as for additional supplementary food notices. In addition, the Head of State also wanted to know the inputs from the community in the district.
The study of Holtekamp bridge and visit to Asmat Regency will be conducted by President on the second day in Papua, Thursday, April 12, 2018.
President and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo departed to Jayapura on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 08.15 pm by using the Presidential plane of Indonesia-1 from Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Base Jakarta.
Upon arrival in Jayapura, the President will hand over the land certificate to the people and in the evening will reflect Mama Mama Market, Jayapura City.
After that, the President and Mrs. Iriana together with the entourage will spend the night in Jayapura City and continue the visit the next day.
Participation of President and Mrs. Iriana on the flight to Papua, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Minister of Public Works and Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Health Nila Moeloek, Head of Presidential Secretariat Heru Budi Hartono, Special Staff of President Johan Budi, Military Secretary of President Marsda TNI Trisno Hendradi and Commander of Paspampres Maj. Gen. TNI (Mar) Suhartono.