JAKARTA - President Joko Widodo appreciated the performance of the entire Ministry of Agrarian and Spatial Planning (ATR) / National Land Agency (BPN) for his hard work in the program to accelerate the issuance of certificates of land rights for the people. This hard work resulted in the exceeding target of submitting certificates for the people of the President.
This was revealed by the President when he inaugurated the National Working Meeting of the Ministry of Agrarian and Spatial Planning / National Land Agency in 2019, at the State Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (6/02/2019).
"Once again, I would like to thank all the ranks of the Ministry of Agrarian and Spatial Planning and the ranks of the National Land Agency from the center to the regions because the targets we have given are always exceeded. The first is 500 thousand (certificates), then 5 million more. The jump is 10 times, don't be mistaken. A very high jump. Then jump again to 7 million, to 9 million, "said the President.
The targets are given by the President to all ministries so that the problems become measurable. At the ATR / BPN Ministry, the problem is that land certificates that have not been completed for years, even though the people need certificates in recognition of the land rights they have.
"It should be easy for the people to take care of it, they can take care of themselves, do not use intermediaries, do not use brokers, if there are costs, the costs are also clear, and also we hope the completion is fast, not having to wait months or years. it's like this now, "he stressed.
From the release of the State Secretariat, the President added, at the end of 2014 the ATR Minister / Head of BPN told him that there were 126 million parcels of land in the entire country which had not been certified. Of these, only 46 million plots of land have been completed.
"Yes, this is our job to complete, we must pursue it, we must complete it, and if there are obstacles, we will find the solution," he continued.
Seeing the performance and hard work of the ATR / BPN Ministry, the President is also optimistic that in 2025 all certificates can be completed throughout the country. If all land parcels in Indonesia have been certified, then according to the President there will be no land disputes.
"There will be no more land conflicts. And we can make leaps of progress, because people can use their asset certificates to make collateral, make collateral, and move the economy and improve people's welfare," he said.
Accompanying the President in this event was Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution, Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning / Head of National Land Agency Sofyan Djalil and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung. (Even)