JAKARTA - PT Gudang Garam Tbk (GGRM) made sure that the company would not enter to infrastructure segment business commercially as the establishment of PT Surya Kerta Agung. The company stated regarding the main business of its subsidiary in infrastructure and building development was intended for internal group purposes.
Istata Taswin Sidharta, Director of PT Gudang Garam Tbk (GGRM) stated that the company would not diversify its business by entering infrastructure segment on commercial purposes. “This airport and infrastructure project that we will enter is part of our responsibility to develop our country nationally and regionally,” he said.
In addition, GGRM plans to build an airport in Gresik, East Java. The airport will ease public mobility in arrival and departure from Gresik without any transit to airport in Juanda, Surabaya.
According to him, the subsidiary that enters infrastructure business would not have significant revenue contribution to the company. (LK/W)