N. Jakarta Reclamation Project Will Not Negatively Affect Fishermen: Minister

According to Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti, the government allows reclamation only in areas where it would not cause environmental damage or negatively impact society. (SP Photo/Joanito De Saojoao)

By : Jakarta Globe | on 7:32 PM September 29, 2016
Category : News, Jakarta, Politics, Maritime

Jakarta. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti said the North Jakarta reclamation project will continue without causing any losses to fishermen operating in the area.

"We will make sure the fishermen won't be at a disadvantage," Susi said on Thursday (29/09).

The minister did not explain how the government is going to safeguard the welfare of North Jakarta's fishermen during the construction phase of the project.