BANDUNG-Coordinating Minister for Home Affairs Luhut B Panjaitan asserted, the president intervened to normalize the Citarum River immediately issued a presidential regulation (Perpres). Before issuing the Presidential Regulation, the president and related ministers will conduct a coordination meeting in Bandung on Tuesday night (16/1).
"Immediately the presidential regulation will be signed, so per February 1, or next month the president can launch a Citarum rescue program," said Minister Luhut at Gedung Sate, Tuesday (16/1).
Attending the meeting at Gedung Sate besides Luhut also present Menkopolhukam Wiranto and Vice Governor Deddy Mizwar.
He said, this shows the government's seriousness to make Citarum as the cleanest river, no longer as the dirtiest river in Indonesia and even the world.
But according to him, it will be realized if all parties participate actively, ranging from government, community, community and industry and academia.
"No need to be discouraged, the Rhein river in Germany was dirty once, but finally it could be the cleanest river, so it can be done as long as all support," he said.
Related financing, he said all ministries will be involved according tupoksinya, even trillions of rupiah funds have been prepared. He believes in the next five years Citarum will return clean. Jo