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PUPR Ministry to Use Bamboos to Improve G20 2022 Venues

Therefore, there are a lot of tasks for the human settlement branches of the ministry as well as highways and roads.

Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) will use bamboo as the main material to revitalize the venues and infrastructure for the 2022 G20 Summit in Bali, the Deputy Minister of PUPR said on Saturday, John Wemp Wetipo.

Earlier, President Joko Widodo said he would invite G20 delegates to visit the mangrove conservation area in Bali during the summit.

“To maintain the mangroves, we will mainly use bamboo, wood and other natural elements to reduce the use of concrete to develop the summit venue,” the vice minister said during his visit to the dam. Suwung Estuary, South Denpasar Subdistrict, Denpasar City. , province of Bali.

He informed that the infrastructure development in Bali has accelerated since early January 2022.

The project is expected to be completed in September 2022, so the province will be ready to introduce mangrove conservation by October 2022.

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“The revitalization of the Ngurah Rai Mangrove Public Forest in the Nusa Dua Estuary Reservoir includes the construction of an entrance gate, laydown areas, observation towers, pedestrian areas, sowing and parking areas,” Wetipo informed.

He hopes that concrete actions initiated by the Mangrove Clean Up Movement can encourage more sustainable attempts to conserve nature.

“Therefore, there are a lot of tasks for the general habitat directorates of the ministry as well as for highways and roads. We will work in synergy to complete the revitalization before the G20 summit,” he added.

As the G20 Presidency, Indonesia seeks to promote sustainable development, mitigate the impacts of climate change and restore the environment.

Previously, the ministry allocated 505.9 billion rupees to make various preparations for the G20 summit in Bali.

Apart from the revitalization of the Ngurah Rai public mangrove forest, the budget will also be used for the rehabilitation of the Nusa Dua estuary reservoir and the construction of the Sanur retention pond.

The project also includes the beautification of roads, bridges, pedestrians and the median along the roads from Pesanggaran intersection to Nusa Dua, Jimbaran to Uluwatu, Siligita intersection to Kempinski as well as the Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport instead of the summit.
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