Indonesia and Japan will sign a loan agreement of Rp25.6 trillion (US$1.80 billion) for financing the mass rapid transit (MRT) project phase II in the early July, President Director of PT MRT said in Jakarta after visiting the MRT project with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Monday (June 25).

The company is currently completing the first phase of MRT project with operation date expected by March 2019. The company is preparing an integrated testing and commissioning test using two series of trains that already available at Lebak Bulus station. Another three or four trains will arrive July and 16 trains will come in December.