BANDUNG-President Joko Widodo, this afternoon, Sunday, January 14, 2018, officially announced the results of a major renovation Bung Karno Main Stadium (SUGBK) in Senayan, Jakarta.
Before inaugurating, the President who arrived at SUGBK at 18:10 pm, first reviewed the panel and mockups of data development SUGBK.
It thus expressed Bey Machmudin (Deputy Protocol, the Press and the Media Secretariat of the President) in a release received by the editorial jabarprov, Sunday (14/1)
Later, the President and Vice President Jusuf Kalla to where the inauguration was accompanied by Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani, Secretary of State Pratikno, Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono, as well as the Chairman of the PSSI Edy Rahmayadi.
"By delivering _bismillahirrahmanirrahim_ and by the grace of God Almighty, this afternoon a major renovation Bung Karno Main Stadium I stated was established and began its use," said the President continued the inscription mark the inauguration of the renovation SUGBK.
After the inauguration, the President and the Vice President and the ministers heading _royal box_ to watch the football match between the friendly match against the Indonesian National Team National Team Iceland.
The President praised the 'new face' of the SUGBK. "I think it's very good. Earlier also Iceland coaches have conveyed the stadium GBK very large and very good, "said President told reporters after watching the friendly match.
The friendly match ended with a score of 4-1 to win the Iceland National Team. Commenting on the results, the President said that the game is a warm-up game to find out the strengths and weaknesses of the Indonesian National Team.
"From here we know what to fix, fix. For later we can go into the arena-event (championship), especially the preparation of the Asian Games, "said Head of State.
The President further said the need to follow the competition regularly to improve the achievement, whether the competition at junior to senior level.
"I think we have to compete, compete and practice, practice, practice. Yes that is what must be done, "said the President.
Meanwhile, citing a press release of the Ministry PUPR on January 11, 2018, Secretary of PUPR Basuki SUGBK Hadimuljono stated that the renovation has been completed 100 percent and ready to use event Asian Games XVIII Year 2018.
Renovations made also vary, ranging from lighting, sound system, seat quality, to field quality in accordance with FIFA standards. Currently, lighting in SUGBK is also more efficient because it uses a light-powered system _LED 3500 lux with light quality three times brighter than before.
The lighting system is also integrated with a sound system that has power up to 80 thousand watts of PMPO.
"SUGBK's sound is better than ever, so at the opening ceremony, especially when singing the Indonesian national anthem will be more dramatic," said Basuki.
In addition, the quality of seats is also upgraded to single seat type _, and fold _ (flip up) _, and has met the standard of evacuation accessibility. Even each seat can withstand loads up to 250 kg and not easily withdrawn so as to resist the action of vandalism.
In terms of field, the quality of SUGBK is increasing. Among the best grass types of zoysia matrella equipped with automatic lawn sprinklers and zero run-off drainage system _.
"The quality of the GBK Stadium grass has also gained international certification. If imitation grass is used in ABC Field for exercise or heating, that's the best imitation grass quality, "said Basuki.
For information, renovation SUGBK conducted since August 2016 by the contractor PT. Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk and PT. Penta Teknik Kerjasama Operasi (KSO) with a contract value of Rp769.7 billion. While the construction management consultant is PT. Deta Decon and PT. Multi Karadiguna Jasa KSO with contract value Rp10, 2 billion.
Overall renovation _venue_ and structuring of GBK area undertaken by the Ministry of PUPR progress has reached 99%. Although some sporting events have been completed, the new GBK area setup started in May 2017 is still in its final phase.
"For sporting event almost all of it is completed and we will propose one by one by Mr. President," said Basuki.