BANDUNG - The government is speeding up the discussion of the draft presidential decree (Raperpres) related to spatial planning of national strategic areas of urban basin Bandung Raya.
Directorate General of Spatial Planning, the Ministry of Agricultural and Spatial Budi Situmorang said that the Raperpres discussions are expected to be completed and passed into a presidential decree by the end of the first half in 2016.
According to him, this Raperpres discuss about all spatial in urban basin of Bandung Raya area which consist of Bandung, Cimahi, and half of West Bandung regency, Bandung district, and Sumedang regency. This arrangement is very important because it is part of the national strategy area.
"The area is prioritised spatial arrangement because it has a very important influence nationally, such as in economic growth, environment, science, social and cultural," he said.
One of point in Raperpres will organise the waste management from 5 districts/cities in order to be better in the future and also avoid from similar case that occurred between Jakarta to Bekasi.