Construction is currently ongoing and is at 13 percent. If it is completed on target, the commercial date of operation is scheduled for 2021.Mataram (ANTARA) - Poland has invested to establish a thermal power plant, PLTU Lombok FTP-2, worth Rp1.8 trillion (around US$128 billion) in Sambelia sub-district, East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Province.
"Construction is currently ongoing and is at 13 percent. If it is completed on target, the commercial date of operation is scheduled for 2021," Lalu Irlan Jayadi, Assistant Manager of Communication of Indonesia State Electricity Corporation Construction Unit (PLN UIP) for the region, said in Mataram, Thursday.
The Ambassador of Poland to Indonesia, Beata Stoczynska, along with the governor of West Nusa Tenggara, Zulkieflimansyah, paid a visit to the project site. They were welcomed by Aji Sutrisno, Vice President of Construction PLN for the regional areas of Eastern Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara, as well as Yuyun Mimbar Saputra, General Manager of PLN UIP for Nusa Tenggara.
The meeting was also conducted to reinstate bilateral relations between the two countries over the availability of electrical energy in West Nusa Tenggara going according to plan.
"That is very important to us to maintain the trust between PLN and Poland as our investor," Jayadi noted.
Aside from this matter, the West Nusa Tenggara provincial government also discussed education with the Poland government, as some of the region's youth received scholarships in the last two years.
During the last visit of the Poland Ambassador, the embassy also provided aid to Sambelia's community health center, which is situated near PLTU Lombok FTP-2.
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