MAJALENGKA REGENCY - Acting West Java Governor H. Mochamad Iriawan directly observes West Java International Airport (BIJB) Kertajati in Majalengka Regency, Saturday (23/6/18).
Iriawan together with related officials arrived at the KJJ Kertajati Domestic Arrival Terminal around 12:40 pm. Iriawan received directly by Regent Majalengka Sutrisno and Director of Finance and General PT BIJB Muhamad Singgih.
Not long wait, Acting governor directly reviews the airport facilities in international departures, such as immigration rooms and waiting rooms, as well as departure gates and toilets. This is related to the readiness of BIJB Kertajati for international flight route, namely the departure of Hajj.
"I visited (Airport) Kertajati today to ensure how the development or acceleration that exist here (BIJB), so that later in accordance with the expectations of President to be used immediately, both for domestic and international routes," said Iriawan.
Iriawan revealed that his side together with the relevant parties will discuss further related to the use of BIJB for hajj departure. That, Iriawan said need coordination, such as with the immigration and the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
"This is what we will discuss together, because it requires some acceleration whether it is coordination with immigration, Ministry of Religious Affairs, etc. Therefore, I will see everything," said Iriawan.
If BIJB Kertajati can dispatch this year's hajj pilgrims, the first group (flight group) will depart on July 17, 2018. "There is still time, the first kloter on July 17 (2018) .Therefore, there are still two weeks to prepare, we need coordination later," said Iriawan.
"What is clear is our desire together with the people of West Java to be able to leave the pilgrims leave here (BIJB Kertajati), because that's the hope of our country leaders," said Iriawan.
"Therefore, we are now cooperating with related officials to be able to follow up what the people of West Java want, it will be proud of our brothers who are around here can depart (pilgrimage) from Kertajati," he concluded.