Governor Anies meets Turkey`s ISKI to learn water management

Governor Anies meets Turkey`s ISKI to learn water management

Anies Baswedan. (ANTARA News/Susylo Asmalyah)

ISKI gets no profit from the water management."
Istanbul, Turkey (ANTARA News) - Visiting Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan met with Director Genderal of Istanbul Water and Waste Management (ISKI) Fatih Turan, here on Friday (April, 20) to talk about the water management.

Before arriving in Istanbul, Baswedan visited Morocco. Baswedan`s visit to Morocco and Turkey this time was his first overseas trip since serving as the governor of Jakarta.

Anies Baswedan along with Sandiaga Uno were inaugurated as the governor and vice governor of Jakarta for the 2017-2022 period.

The Jakarta Governor`s visit to ISKI was aimed to know about the system of clean water management handled by the Turkey`s government.

The water treatment not only to make the water clean, but also to produce briquette as the result of the water treatment.

"ISKI gets no profit from the water management," Turan said.

Anies, meanwhile said, he would learn from ISKI how to sell water by not taking too much profit.

For ISKI the most important thing is to recover the costs of infrastructure and access to services in the community.

"Four main points in the development of water services to the community are the planning, implementation as planned, service to the community and leadership which ensures the previous three points to be done well," Baswedan explained.

(Reported by Susylo Asmalyah/Uu.B003/KR-BSR/H-YH)

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