JAKARTA— Chairman I of GAIKINDO Mr Jongkie D Sugiarto— together with the Chairman III of GAIKINDO Mr Rizwan Alam who was also Chairman of the Exhibition GIIAS 2016 and General Secretary of GAIKINDO Mr Kukuh Kumara along with Mr Andy Wismarsyah (Chief Executive GIIAS 2016)— met the Minister of Industry Saleh Husin. The Minister was accompanied by Director General of Metal, Machinery, Transport Equipment (ILMATE) Ministry of Industry Mr I Gusti Putu Suryawirawan. The meeting took place on May 11, 2016 to report on the preparation of the exhibition GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2016.
“We came to say a few words to the Minister of Industry is mainly about the preparation of the exhibition GIIAS 2016 which will take place in August,” said Mr Jongkie D Sugiarto. On that occasion the Minister of Industry also expressed his support for the exhibition which will takes place for the 24th time. “This year we are more focused, I’m sure it will be a success,” said Mr Jongkie D Sugiarto.
GIIAS in 2016 will increase its exhibition area of 5,000 square meters, to 96,577 square meters. There are 34 brands of vehicles from agent (APM) which have already enlisted to showcase their new models in the exhibition. They include BMW, Chevrolet, Datsun, Daihatsu, Dodge, Fiat, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Renault, Suzuki, Tata Motors, Toyota, VW, Wuling, FAW, DFSK, Hino, Isuzu, Mitsubishi Fuso, Tata Motors, UD Trucks.
Chairman of the organizing committee of GIIAS 2016, Mr Johnny Darmawan, said the auto show has become the primary choice APM to showcase both the products and the latest technology. GIIAS is also the most awaited car show by the public.
Mr Andy Wismarsyah explained, GIIAS 2016 puts forward a variety of conveniences for visitors. Supporting facilities will be increased. “We also host the 11th Indonesia International Automotive Conference. There is also something new, namely programs enliven the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia to 71,” said Mr Andy. (*)