City-owned designer PT Jakarta Propertindo (Jakpro), which supervises the advancement of Jakarta International Stadium (JIS) in North Jakarta, has started to relocate numerous trees from neighboring BMW park as part of the building and construction procedure.

A minimum of 382 trees will be left into the stadium. Another 1,167 trees are also set to be planted in the 26-hectare location.

” The relocation and the planting of trees in the facility will develop more green area in North Jakarta,” JIS task director Iwan Takwin stated Monday, adding that the process would be carried out in numerous phases.

Jakpro, Iwan said, utilized the “earth-balling” technique to transfer the trees by digging out the soil and the roots in a circular shape to make certain that many of the root system remained undisturbed and undamaged. This will make it simpler for the trees to change to a brand-new area.

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” The sustainability of the community around the job, consisting of trees, has become our top priority,” he added.

Jakpro corporate secretary Hani Sumarno stated the procedure might take up to 2 months to finish. “It could take longer if the weather is bad,” Hani stated as quoted by kompas.com.

The planned modern stadium of international requirement, which is anticipated to have a capability of 82,000 people, will serve as the head office of Jakarta soccer club Persija, besides serving numerous other functions.

The project costs Rp 5 trillion (US$ 344 million), and is expected to be finished by the end of October 2021. (vny).