Addressing the event, Widodo said the road is expected to help promote Labuan Bajo as a super-priority tourist destination.

President Joko Widodo inaugurates Labuan Bajo Access Road - Golo Mori, West Manggarai, on March 14, 2023. (Photo: ANTARA)

With a total length of 25 km, the access road was built with a budget of 481 billion IDR (31 million USD).

This route is also the entrance to the Golo Mori new special economic zone on Labuan Bajo island, contributing to supporting the development of the surrounding area.

The Indonesian government is rushing to complete infrastructure facilities such as accommodations and electric bus routes, and taking measures to ensure security to prepare for the ASEAN Summit and relevant meetings.

Source: VNA