BANDUNG - The construction of the Grand Mosque of Al-Jabbar or floating mosque in the Gedebage area until the 23rd week since it was built in early January 2018 reached 40 percent. The 11,238 square meters mosque and the 16,239 square meters mosque outer space are targeted to be completed by December 2019 target.
This was said by West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan after a direct review of the largest mosque construction project in West Java, Sunday (03/06/2018).
"It's been mentioned that our construction contractors are on schedule position, it's a quick process because we keep monitoring there is no minus, if today it should be 40 percent yes 40 percent so every day the percentage is on time," Aher said.
He is also optimistic that the first phase of development or until the end of December 2018 will be completed 100 percent or 60 percent of the total.
"The first stage of Insyaallah will be completed 100 percent by December 2018 or 60 percent of the total," he said.
The remaining 40 percent of the construction will be completed by 2019 and the project will be back in the tender. Aher requested, for acceleration, the 2019 project to be tendered in 2018.
"I ask whoever will be the official in charge of the 2019 tender I ask in the tender in 2018 so that the settlement can be on time," he hoped.
Aher believes the presence of Al-Jabbar Grand Mosque which will be the pride of West Java society will be used for the interest and servitude to Allah SWT and community coaching for better.
"God willing, the people of West Java have been able to see this mosque or have seen its shape in December 2018," he said.
Contractor Wika Gedung explained the Mosque project costing Rp. The 511 billion has already entered the stage of enlargement where the foundation is targeted for completion this week.
"There is a 100-point installation of stakes but while we stop because it is doing casting, there should be no vibration," he said.
The contractor also installed a tower crane to facilitate material movement traffic, planned two tower cranes to be re-installed to accelerate the physical work.
In addition to the construction of mosques, in the same location will also be built retention pond built by Citarum River Basin (BBWS). Aher said the two projects became the concentration of West Java provincial government considering the allocated budget is very high.
"We monitor the acceleration in the field considering the future of these two projects will be very beneficial for West Java," said the Governor.
Retention pond worth Rp. 96 Billion is currently showing significant physical progress. From the project implementation report until May 2018 the physical realization has reached 60% of the target of 56%.
Pool work is planned to be a flood controller in the area as well as the alleged Al Jabbar Grand Mosque is currently according to Aher is accelerated through the addition of working hours.
"The work is done from various sides, Alhamdulillah the current weather is very supportive," he explained.
But there are still about 11 plots of land with an area of ??less than 4 hectares at the project site which is currently not yet released. He admitted his side has prepared the budget while the District Gedebage and the National Land Agency (BPN) complete the land acquisition administration.
"The target of this land affairs can be completed this month as well as our task to encourage the BPN with supporting data, one of which is copy of the copy of the application for determination of the location of Gedebage's retention pond," he explained.
With this positive condition Aher ensure that the project will accommodate 210,000 cubic meters of water can be completed on schedule that is December 2018.
"There are few constraints on the land but we will definitely be resolved, the funds are in the Office of Highways and Spatial Planning," he said.
In the same place Head of Bina Marga and Spatial Planning West Java M Guntoro said the project handled it in cooperation with BBWS Citarum showed a positive development and expected to be completed end of the year.
"Hopefully by the end of December, the pool and mosque will be finished together," he said.
In 2018 it has budgeted Rp. 100 billion for land acquisition. However, because there is still a need for the remaining land in the retention pond project and the floating mosque then it will be budgeted in APBD 2018 Change.
"The budget for the land of approximately Rp 33 billion will be budgeted in the future," he said.