BANDUNG West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan offers investment opportunities for Aerocity area of West Java International Airport (BIJB), Kertajati, Majalengka Regency, to businessman from France. Aerocity Kertajati itself in the future is believed to be the engine of new economic growth, especially in the northern part of West Java.
Investment opportunities are offered directly Ahmad Heryawan, while receiving the visit of French Ambassador Jean Charles Berthonnet, and French delegates and entrepreneurs in Gedung Sate, Diponegoro Street, Bandung, Friday (20/10/2017).
"In general, economic cooperation, besides offering to us, I also offer other opportunities Aerocity (BIJB) is wide .The extent of it is doubled from the airport," said Aher, greeting familiar Ahmad Heryawan.
Aerocity Kertajati which is driving the new economy in West Java will stand on 3,480 hectares of land. Aerocity in the future will create a business climate to stimulate the local economy there. Because the Aerocity area will be built on many potentials such as aerospace park, logistic park, hospitality areas such as hotels and clusters for the residential area.
For logistic park, the area that has been plotted for 400 hectares will be the business area of the plane. Others in hospitality area, PT BIJB will build haj and umroh dormitories. Because, in the first year of operation or in 2018 later PT BIJB projecting to be able to leave pilgrims and umroh pilgrims.
Aher added, for phase one that focuses on airport development will be completed in 2018 and inaugurated directly President Jokowi. Soft launching plan is done this quarter 1 and Grand launching done mid 2018.
"God willing, the first stage of the airport will be inaugurated by the President (Jokowi), phase two and stage three is still long," he explained. This second phase is focused on Kertajati Aerocity, and phase three will be concentrated on Kertajati's growth as an aerotropolis.
He admitted, to develop the Aerocity area is needed to attract many investors. Thus, the assessment of strategic cooperation is important simultaneously. "Because Aerocity will be very wide," he said.
In addition to Aerocity which is the bargaining power of West Java Provincial Government, Aher also informed various potential sectors such as education to the development of tourism. Geopark Ciletuh-Pelabuhan Ratu which is currently being developed and is under assessment to become Unesco Global Geopark (UGG) to be a leading tourism that can be cooperated.
French Ambassador to Indonesia Jean Charles Berthonnet claimed to have heard of various investment opportunities in West Java. He also has been aware of a BIJB development project that requires many investors.
"We accept all the exposure related to investment opportunities in West Java, we also diinfokan about BIJB," said Jean in the same place. He hopes that this meeting will increase the interest of French businessmen to invest in West Java.