Indonesia Becomes Host Of Asia Pacific Real Estate Congress –  The General Assembly of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), the French real estate and property industry organization, chose Indonesia as the host of the 2019 FIABCI Asia Pacific Real Estate Congress (APREC) event to take place at ICE BSD Serpong and Bali.

“We will take advantage of APREC 2019 momentum to show the real estate community the world about the achievement and progress of the property industry in the country. It is time for the children’s work of the nation to be known in the global arena, “said Soelaeman Soemawinata, Chairman of the newly appointed Realty Indonesia (REI) as the FIABCI President of Asia Pacific for the period 2018-2019.

By hosting the FIABCI APREC 2019, Soelaeman said, it is expected to introduce Indonesian tourism to encourage efforts to increase foreign tourist visits as well as the impact of other prestigious events such as the Asian Games or Annual Meeting World Bank and IMF which will take place in 2018.

The theme that will be carried on FIABCI APREC 2019 is about housing development for MBR and development of new cities. It is aimed at introducing the Million Housing Development (PSR) program to the world, and the alignment of the national property industry to the needs of low-income residents.

REI will also develop the latest FIABCI WORLD program that is the Cities Prosperity Initiative in which FIABCI WORLD has been working with UN-Habitat to encourage and develop cities in developing countries to have affordable, habitable and eco-friendly dwellings.

“Later, REI will select cities in the country to be included in the FIABCI DUNIA program at the World Urban Forum 2018 which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in February 2018,” said Rusmin Lawin, Vice Chairman of DPP REI on Foreign Relations.