BANDUNG-Since set as host of the opening and closing PON (National Sports Week) XIX in September 2016, Bandung regency continues to improve performance in various preparatory steps. Starting from repair and construction of roads, arrangement of city park in addition to the construction of a number of sports facilities which are concentrated in the Si Jalak Harupat Stadium, Kutawaringin, Bandung Regency.
"Repair and construction of roads and sports facilities was predicted to be completed until the end of July. Likewise with some garden arrangement of roads, we are targeting finish on time,” said Bandung Regent H. Dadang M. Naser, SH., S.IP., M.Ipol who is also the Chairman of the Sub PON XIX / 2016 West Java, while leading coordination meeting of the Sub PON XIX / 2016 at Bale Sawala-Soreang, Monday (28/3).
It was also attended by Chief Executive of the Sub PON XIX, Ir. Sofian H. Nataprawira, MP, Vice-Chairman of the Sub PON XIX Marlan, S. IP, M.Si as well as a number of field coordinators. In the coordination meeting, H. Dadang M. Naser instructed the Head of Binamarga Bandung District Ir. H. Agus Nuria to immediately coordinate with the Department of Binamarga in West Java Province to do the mapping roadwork. Because there are several roads in Bandung regency was handling repairs by the Department of Binamarga West Java Province.
While for the Diskoperindag in Bandung Regency, H. Dadang M. Naser also requested that the souvenir products from Bandung Regency should perform optimally in the event of PON XIX. "As a souvenir, the product must be good, have a quality, and has its own peculiarities in addition to an affordable price," he said.
Special to the owners of companies, shops and homes alongside a road in the district of Bandung protocol, he urged to take care about arranging his ownership respectively. Bandung Regent said that cleanliness is considered. "If it looks clean, tidy and well-appointed, then the guests who came from all over Indonesia to Bandung District will be happy,” he adds.
Chief Executive of the Sub PON XIX / 2016 West Java, H. Sofian Nataprawira said 10 sports in PON XIX will be held in the district of Bandung, including the indoor sports such as volleyball, weightlifting, bodybuilding, outdoor hockey, archery, softball son, water polo, aero modelling and table tennis.
"From the results of our evaluation, the facilities to support all 10 sports game has already reached 95 percent, and by the end of July insyaalah it will be completed 100 percent," added H. Sofian Nataprawira. As mentioned, the opening of the PON XIX / 2016 will be held on September 17, 2016 is scheduled to be opened by the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo.