President Joko Widodo accompanied by Mrs. Iriana Joko Widodo inaugurated the construction of the Pontianak Port Kijing Terminal located in Mempawah Regency, West Kalimantan Province, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. In his remarks, the President said that the presence of this port would strengthen the competitiveness of West Kalimantan Province.
The construction of the Kijing Terminal has been carried out since 2016 and completed in May 2022 with a budget of Rp2.9 trillion. This port itself is the largest port on the island of Kalimantan which has a capacity of 500 thousand TEUs and 8 million non-containers.
Also accompanying the President and Mrs. Iriana in the event were Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of PUPR Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Governor of West Kalimantan Sutarmidji, Deputy Governor of West Kalimantan Ria Norsan, Regent of Mempawah Erlina, President Director of Pelindo Arif Suhartono, President Director of PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk (WIKA) Agung Budi Waskito, and Director of Operations I WIKA Hananto Aji.