Jokowi Instructed Repaired Kajen Market

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 14:45 -- kominfojtg-2

Pekalongan - President Ir H Joko Widodo ordered Pekalongan District Government to immediately rehabilitate Kajen Market. Therefore, its presence is very important to accommodate local products around Pekalongan.

"I ordered this renovation market, especially the floor and management in the stalls. The market is important because it is the wholesale market in Pekalongan. Moreover, traders here said good turnover," he said during his working visit on Monday (9/1) in the Kajen which was also accompanied by Vice Governor of Central Java Drs H Heru Sudjatmoko MSi.

President Jokowi asked that the Regent of Pekalongan to prepare the budget. If this year has not been budgeted, the president gave a maximum period of next year should be budgeted.

"It would put the regent first. Later if you can, use this year's budget, or at least up to next year. Because of this central market Kajen important for products around Pekalongan," he said.

Former Governor of Jakarta was also targeted the rehab market can be completed next year. Therefore, it takes only the arrangement of stalls and floors only.

"A maximum of 2018 had to be completed (physical rehab the building)," he said.

On that occasion, the president took around the market for 30 minutes while a dialogue with market traders Kajen. Not a few traders took the opportunity to take pictures and submit their complaints.

**translated by Kominfo Jateng