MAJALENGKA , (JABAREKPRES),- In the four-year celebration of BIJB, West Java Deputy Governor Uu Ruzhanul Ulum also inaugurated a reading park named “Pabukon Prak Maca” which is on the 3rd floor of the passenger departure lounge. In this case BIJB cooperates with the Regional Library and Archives Office (Dispusipda) of West Java.
Head of Dispusipda Jabar Taufik Budi Santoso said, the Pabukon Prak Maca public library at BIJB is one of the realization programs for 100 days of the West Java Governor for the period 2018-2023. Pabukon Prak Maca comes from Sundanese. Pabukon means a closet or bookshelf, Prak Maca contains the meaning of a call to invite reading.
“There are 4 x 4.5 square meters with a collection of 700 titles and 1000 exemplar. There are also magazines and newspapers and e-book facilities that can be accessed through the Tablets that we have provided, “explained Taufik.
This temporary service opening hours are opened one hour before the first departure until one hour after the last departure.
“The officers came from the Regional Secretary of Majalengka Regency,” he said.
Library collections can only be accessed and read in place, so it is not for borrowing out. Book change circulation is held regularly.
Deputy Governor of West Java Uu Ruzhanul Ulum, expressed his hopes to PT West Java International Airport (BIJB), which is currently 4 years old.
After the first flight was carried out in May 2018, BIJB is expected to intensely carry out promotions so that it is better known to the wider community and wants to use BIJB services to travel. The management of PT BIJB must also cooperate with various parties.
“The hope is that more and more exists, promotion must be more vigorous in order to be more popular and trusted by the public,” said Uu Deputy Governor when attending the 4th anniversary celebration of BIJB in the BIJB terminal area, Saturday (11/24).
BIJB as a BUMD whose 99% shares are owned by the West Java Provincial Government are also expected to immediately add new flight routes both domestically and internationally along with their airlines. Currently BIJB has only 5 flight routes, namely Kertajati – Surabaya, Medan, Madinah, Lampung and Semarang.
In addition, as the only airport in Indonesia owned by BUMD, the presence of BIJB is expected to be able to boost Regional Original Income (PAD).
“Hopefully BIJB can quickly make money for PAD revenues,” said Uu. Previously the West Java Provincial Government had proposed the change of airport name to the central government. Uu hopes that the name will be decided soon. The airport names proposed and have gone through the electoral process include KH Abdul Halim, Syarif Hidayatullah and Bagusrangin.