The Taman Ismail Marzuki Arts Center (PKJ TIM) at Jalan Cikini Raya, Menteng, Central Jakarta began to be revitalized, including its facilities namely Planetarium and Observatorium Jakarta.
" We do this as they are cultural heritage buildings. But so far this is only stage I. Then stage II, we will focus on them"
PT Jakpro Corporate Secretary, Hani Sumarno said that it is basically an increase in facilities and infrastructure contained in it.
"We do this as the Planetarium is a cultural heritage building. But so far this is only stage I. Then stage II, we will focus on it," he expressed, Tuesday (7/16).
Taman Ismail Marzuki Arts Center Management Unit Head, Imam Hadi Purnomo expressed that the building design is still in discussion stage between Jakarta Provincial Government with PT Jakpro and related stakeholders.
"We involve the astronomical community and the cultural heritage expert team. Nevertheless we do improvements in all things," he explained.
He furthered that the city is about to optimize the Planetarium and Observatorium Jakarta operational according to the priorities and needs of the community.
"Both will operate as usual prior to revitalization. When it begins, we adjust to the execution of the work, surely we will socialize and inform it further," he said.