Jakarta, MINA – The development of International Sharia Financial Center Area begins at Pantai Indah Kapuk 2, North Jakarta marked by a joint keystrokes for the construction of 29-storey Sharia Tower on Sunday.
The joint keystrokes was carried out by Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Luhut B. Panjaitan, Minister of Religion Fachrul Razi, State Minister for BUMN Erick Tohir, DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan and other figures.
The Sharia Tower is part of the construction of an international sharia financial center megaproject built by the Agung Sedayu Group and the Salim Group in partnership with a number of foreign investors.
“This is the beginning of an international sharia financial center megaproject in the Pantai Indah Kapuk 2 region, North Jakarta,” President Director of Agung Sedayu Group, Nono Sampono said.
In his report, Nono Sumpomo said that the development of PIK 2 Zone reached 23.5 ha. Meanwhile, the twin towers will stand on an area of four hectares. The development process took about 20 months and cost Rp.3.4 trillion.
Targeted, continued Nono, the building will be opened up employment opportunities for around 5,000 employees. The twin tower is designed to have 29 floors. It. will also be built community settlements, hospitals, schools, universities, and other supporting sports facilities.
The Syariah Tower was designed by a designer from DP Architecs Ltd, who is experienced in designing similar buildings in the Middle East.
In addition, the companies that will build the twin Syariah Towers include domestic investors, namely PT Bangun Kosambi Sukses, cooperation between the two Agung Sedayu Group conglomerates and Salim Group, PT Fin Centerindo, and Malaysian investors, Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad. And as financial advisor is PT Nikko Sekuritas Indonesia.
Agung Sedayu Group and Salim Group are also cooperating with a number of foreign investors to meet development needs. Because, the entire International Islamic Financial Region will require an investment of US $ 5 billion or around Rp. 70 trillion and a period of 10 years. (T/Sj)
Nono said according to Islamic Financial Service World, Indonesia occupies the world’s top 10. According to current data, the Sharia-based economy in Indonesia continues to grow considering that the Indonesian nation is also the world’s largest Muslim majority. (T/Sj/P2)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)