The Mayor came together with Head of Banjarbaru Development Planning Board (Bappeda) Kanapi, Head of Financial and Asset Management Agency (BPKAD) Jainudin, Banjarbaru DPRD Speaker Fadliansyah and Deputy Speaker Taufik Rachman.
"We are grateful to meet the Minister in person, so we can convey our wishes and hopes of having a new stadium to replace the mini-stadium of Gawi Sabarataan," he said.
The old stadium, which is located on Jalan RO Ulin, Loktabat Selatan Urban Village, has changed it function to become a market along with the construction of a semi-modern market to accommodate merchants from the old Bauntung Market.
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According to Mayor, the Minister agreed in principle with the wishes and hopes of the Banjarbaru City Government and coordinates with the National Development Planning Ministry (PPN/Bappenas) and Public Works and Public Housing Ministry (PUPR) to realize it.
"Insya Allah (God Willing) in the not too distant future we hope that the New Stadium of Banjarbaru will stand majestically to give birth to the best local athletes, especially from Banjarbaru," he said.
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