JAKARTA, July 14 (JDN.id) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo and entourage tried the first Light Rail Transit or LRT system operating in Palembang, South Sumatra on Friday.
The transport system is to be used during 18th Asian Games next month. The event will be hosted in Jakarta and Palembang.
The government has spent 10.9 trillion rupiah ($758 million) for the 22.3 km project that connects Mahmud Badarrudin II International Airport to Jakabaring Sport City with 13 stops.
Asia’s biggest sports event is scheduled to kicks off in Jakarta on August 18.
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