The business forum will include a meeting with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Rubber Association of Indonesia, which is an association of Indonesian enterprises dealing in rubber, PT Sriwijaya Mandiri Sumsel Director Surya Negara remarked here on Friday.
He further noted that the business forum held significance, considering that development of the SEZ should be continued.
Hence, through the forum, efforts to develop the region to boost South Sumatra`s economic growth will be discussed.
Negara pointed out that several investors were forging cooperation for the development of the SEZ.
Hence, the SEZ must be realized, so that economic growth continues to increase.
Furthermore, Negara said his side is currently maximizing land acquisition, so that development can be expanded.
Earlier, South Sumatra provincial government secretary Nasrun Umar had stated that regional-owned enterprise PT SMS was tasked with developing the SEZ.
Later, the company will be responsible for developing the area, Umar remarked, adding that the SEZ is a national strategic project, with support from the central government.
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