Indonesian spokesman for Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC), M. Buldansyah told RRI World Service VOI via telephone on Tuesday (9/1) said the Indonesian Government continues to complete infrastructure and facilities development targets before the implementation of ASIAN Games 2018 in Jakarta and Palembang in August 2018.
"Infrastructure is built by local and central governments. The central government has renovated and built some venues for Asian Games event at Bung Karno Sports Stadium (GBK). Until now, almost 90 percent has already compeleted. There will be trials on February 10-24 at GBK. The trials will invite some Asian countries," Buldansyah said.
In addition, Buldansyah explained, the Asian Games 2018 will compete 40 sports and 462 events. Moreover out of the 40 sports there are 10 new sports namely Bridge, 3 on 3 Basketball, Jetski, Ju-jitsu, Martial Art, Sambo, Kurash, Paragliding, Rock Climbing, and Roller Sports// AF/Trs.N