President Joko Widodo announces the location of the country’s new capital city. Photo: EPA President Joko Widodo announces the location of the country’s new capital city. Photo: EPA
President Joko Widodo announces the location of the country’s new capital city. Photo: EPA

Indonesia taps Tony Blair and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince for advice on new capital city

  • President Joko Widodo announced last August Indonesia’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking Jakarta to a site in East Kalimantan province on Borneo island
  • The capital’s relocation to a 180,000-hectare site almost triple the size of Jakarta will cost an estimated US$34 billion

Topic |   Indonesia
President Joko Widodo announces the location of the country’s new capital city. Photo: EPA President Joko Widodo announces the location of the country’s new capital city. Photo: EPA
President Joko Widodo announces the location of the country’s new capital city. Photo: EPA
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