Commission I DPR RI visited Puncak Regency to check the development of communication access

DPR-RI visited Puncak Regency
Member of Commission I of the Indonesian Parliament, Yan Permenas Mandenas, along with his entourage, accompanied by the Regent of Puncak, Willem Wandik, observed the condition of Aminggaru Ilaga Airport on Friday (16/10) (ANTARA News Papua / Hendrina Dian Kandipi)

DPR-RI visited Puncak Regency

Ilaga (ANTARA) – Commission I of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) and their entourage made a working visit to Puncak Regency, Papua, to check the development of telecommunications access and the availability of internet networks in the local area.

Member of Commission I DPR RI Yan Permenas Mandenas in Ilaga, Friday, said his party continues to encourage the Ministry of Communication and Information to accelerate the development of telecommunications access in all 3T areas (disadvantaged, frontier and outermost areas).

“We chose Puncak Regency as the target to be visited so that it becomes a special barometer that if a difficult area can be built then this is the success of the government,” he said.

According to Yan, this development is what the government wants in terms of equity throughout Indonesia, including Papua.

“Namely to organize policies in order to accelerate the development of telecommunication access and internet networks in 3T areas,” he said.

In line with Yan Permenas Mandenas, Puncak Regent Willem Wandik said that his party appreciated and expressed his gratitude for the visit of the Commission I DPR RI group in relation to the acceleration of telecommunication access development.

“Moreover, by bringing the Bakti Foundation, PT Telkom Witel Papua to see first hand the conditions of communication in Puncak Regency,” he said.

He added that his party hopes that with the presence of the DPR RI Commission I team and entourage, it can see firsthand the problem of telecommunications and the availability of internet networks in Puncak Regency.

DPR-RI visited Puncak Regency

Notes:

Located on the western half of the island of New Guinea and long racked by a simmering violent separatist insurgency, Papua encompasses Indonesia’s two easternmost provinces.

A former Dutch colony, West Papua has formally returned to Indonesia in 1969.

The undisputed vote of about 1,025 representative tribal leaders has chosen to join Indonesia.

The United Nations endorsed the result of the plebiscite and the world recognized West Papua as part Indonesia.

West Papuan people have elected the leaders of Papua and West Papua provinces.

The election in West Papua has strengthened the legality of the region as a province of Indonesia.

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