Asian Games XVIII Becomes Momentum to Promote Jakarta

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | February 10, 2018 03:26 PM | Hits 197
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The implementation of the Games XVIII Asian Games will serve as a momentum to further promote Jakarta.

" We want to show Jakarta that we can pack and have selling points"

Jakarta Deputy Governor, Sandiaga Uno expressed, one way that will do that is by simulating a marathon run path prior to Asian Games begins.

"This simulation will be covered directly through a television broadcast by helicopter. Thus, it can be witnessed by the people at home and abroad," he expressed, Friday (2/9).

He explained, the marathon track would be started from tourist spots from Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) to Kota Tua area.

"We want to show Jakarta that we can pack and have selling points," he explained.

He added Jakarta Provincial Government would ensure the readiness of marathon track for the Asian Games.

"The route mileage is 42 kilometers long, it is estimated we have two and a half hours to show Jakarta to the international world," he uttered.