The World Bank (WB) is reportedly offering the Indonesian government a loan to fund the country’s light rail transit (LRT) developments. Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister for Transportation, said the loan offers for four major cities namely Medan, Bandung, Surabaya, and Bali.

The Indonesian government will present its proposal on urban transportation managements during the IMF-World Bank annual meeting that is set to be held in Bali on October of this year.

The first LRT in the country build in the Capital City of Jakarta and the South Sumatra Provincial Capital of Palembang to support the 18th Asian Games event in August of this year and as a trigger for the development of the same transportation system in other cities in Indonesia.