Jakarta, Aktual.com – Indonesia economist Faisal Basri asked President Jokowi to escape from intervening property developers. He saw Jokowi strongly influenced policy interests of developers primarily on development projects fast train from Jakarta to Bandung.

He is looking at the primary domain of the project lies not in Fast Trains itself, but its core business in property development located at points along the route that will pass the train later.

“For me it is not a Fast Train Railway project, but rather a property project. To advance the project properties of the two big companies,” Faisal said on Monday (8/8).

The steps that must be done Jokowi clear Faisal, namely strengthening the government team in order to give an objective assessment and mature, so that what was presented by the President is something that has been well-thought.

“Do not desire to Mr. Jokowi wants to look physically in the near future. There was no progress despite the already inaugurated. Mr. Jokowi must have a strong team and care of all these factors. Do not he talk but not yet mature, the so shy,” he concluded.

As known Fast Train project (high speed train-HST) Jakarta-Bandung cost approximately USD 5.5 billion or Rp75 trillion.

The project involves a consortium of state-owned enterprises, which consists of PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero), PR Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk, and PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII (Persero) and in cooperation with the firm from China.

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