Asia Development Bank (ADB): Rebuilding of IAIN Palu after the tsunami will begin in 2020

The ADB representative consisted of Winfried F Wicklein, Country Director of Indonesia Resident Mission Amr J. Qari, Principal Infrastructure Specialist Indonesia Resident Mission Senior, ADB Indonesia Representative Staff, Sutarum Wiriono, accompanied by IAIN Palu Rector Prof. Dr. Sagaf Pettalongi M.Pd, reviewed the condition of Palu IAIN on Tuesday.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Indonesian Representative said the rebuilding of the Campus of the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) in Palu, Central Sulawesi, for recovery after the earthquake and tsunami disaster, will begin around July 2020.

"From now until December 2019, the preparation of Detailed Engineering Design (DED). Then January 2020, the auction will be in June. After that, sign the contract with the winner of the tender, then around July 2020 the action starts physical construction," said Senior Representative of ADB Indonesia Sutarum Wiriono, in Palu, Tuesday.

The ADB representative consisted of Winfried F Wicklein, Indonesia Resident Mission Country Director Amr J. Qari, Indonesia's Principal Infrastructure Specialist, ADB Indonesia Resident Mission Senior Representative Staff, Sutarum Wiriono, visited IAIN Palu on Tuesday.

The visit was accompanied by IAIN Palu Chancellor Prof. Dr. H. Sagaf S Pettalongi M.Pd, and campus officials.

Sutarum Wiriono stated that, a visit made by the ADB at IAIN Palu as a report material to the Central ADB Office in the Philippines.

The review was carried out because ADB and the Indonesian Government signed an agreement on several projects for post-disaster recovery in Central Sulawesi, one of which was the reconstruction of the IAIN in Palu after the tsunami.

ADB disbursed a budget of approximately Rp. 119 billion for the construction of infrastructure and facilities for IAIN Palu damaged by the tsunami, including green open space.

"Rp. 119 billion is approved," Sutarum said.

ADB hopes that the DED preparation process can be completed in December 2018, as well as the auction process, expected to be completed by June 2020.

Rebuilding IAIN Palu became one of the mega projects financed by ADB in Central Sulawesi in the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction disaster.

Before reviewing some of IAIN Palu which were badly damaged by the tsunami, the ADB transit in the Chancellor Prof.'s workroom Dr. H. Sagaf S Pettalongi M.Pd.

Before reviewing some of IAIN Palu which were badly damaged by the tsunami, the ADB transitted in the rector’s workroom Prof. Dr. H. Sagaf S Pettalongi M.Pd.

The review by the ADB Team began at around 16:00 a.m. and ended at 5:30 p.m

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