Paniai , 2/6 ( Jubi ) – Helicopter operators have agreed to implement proposed fares for flights to traditional gold panning locations along DegeuwoKali , Paniai Regency.
“There has been agreement on the helicopter fares to Degeuwo. One trip is from Rp.300.000 to Rp. 600.000. It depends on the loading capacity of the helicopter . A heavy load will cost Rp 600.000 and a small capacity cost is Rp. 300.000 ,” chief of the Revenue Office of Paniai regency, Weynand Antoh, told tabloidjubi.com on Monday ( 2/6 ).
The agreement was made between the government of Paniai with four air- helicopter companies where home base in Nabire. They are PT. Dimonim Air , PT.Wira, PT. Satria Helicopter and PT. Gatari .
“The plan begins next week,“ he said.
Previously, Paniai regent, Hengki Kayame promised to immediately build infrastructure in Nabire and Degeuwo.
The Regent said so far the proceeds of the mining wealth in Degeuwo have not benefited the local communities .
Assistant I Setda Paniai , Drs . Abdul Aziz in the meeting expressed the same expectations. Abdul believes that the outcome of negotiations with the employers will reach fruition in the future . ( Jubi / Mark You/Tina)