Government Allocates Rp700 Billion to Build Seaport in Papua

The Port of Jayapura

President Joko Widodo stated that government would allocate funds amounting to Rp700 billion in order to build a seaport "Pelabuhan Samudera" in Merauke, Papua province.

In the initial phase, the government will disburse Rp200 billion, President Joko Widodo, well-known as Jokowi, remarked at time of observing a fish port facility, in Kali Maroo village, Merauke (Papua).

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The president further noted that the fish collecting facility is badly needed as without such a supporting facility, the natural potential in the field of fisheries cannot be exploited to its full extent.

Papua is rich in fisheries sector and fish products are exported through Surabaya (East Java).

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