Jakarta, DTulis.com - President Joko Widodo accompanied by Mrs. Iriana Joko Widodo inaugurated the Wae Mese II System Penyediaan Air Minum (SPAM) in West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province on Friday, 22 July 2022. Wae Mese II SPAM is part of the arrangement of tourism supporting infrastructure in Indonesia. Labuan Bajo.
When giving a statement after reviewing the Wae Mese II SPAM, the President said that the arrangement of Labuan Bajo must be carried out in an integrated manner, starting from the arrangement of the area to the availability of electricity and water. "From the water, the availability of electricity, the arrangement of the area is all integrated, so that the existing needs can be met," said the President.
SPAM Wae Mese II itself was built with an investment value of Rp. 159 billion. The SPAM, which was built in 2020, is useful for providing the drinking water needs of the community in Labuan Bajo as many as 8,000 house connections or the equivalent of 40 thousand people.
Furthermore, the Head of State views that the development of Labuan Bajo needs to be carried out in an integrated manner because there is an increase in investment in Labuan Bajo, especially in the hotel sector. "I see that there is an increase in investment, especially in the many hotels in Labuan Bajo," he added.
Previously, President Jokowi had also inaugurated a number of other tourism supporting infrastructure in Labuan Bajo such as the expansion of the airport, the arrangement of the area on Rinca Island, the arrangement of the Labuan Bajo Marina area, and the Warloka waste management system. The arrangement, said the President, is the government's effort to achieve the welfare of the surrounding community.
"We still have work to build roads, widen roads so that the ultimate goal of structuring all existing areas is the welfare of the people in NTT, especially in West Manggarai, more specifically in Labuan Bajo," said the President when inaugurating the Labuan Bajo Marina Area Arrangement and Management System. Warloka Garbage which was held in the National Tourism Strategic Area (KSPN) Marina, Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai Regency, Thursday, July 21, 2022.
Also accompanying the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Communication and Information Johnny G. Plate, NTT Governor Viktor Laiskodat, and West Manggarai Regent Edistasius Endi.