first_imgLOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Forgot Password ? Facebook Topics : Indonesia-new-capital East-Kalimantan Tony-Blair Masayoshi-Son SoftBank-Group-Corp McKinsey-Company Nikken-Sekkei AECOM IDFC Jokowi-second-term The government will bring in three international consulting firms to help develop the city master plan for the country’s new capital in East Kalimantan, which has been envisioned to become “a smart metropolis” that matches US’ Silicon Valley.Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said on Friday that American engineering company AECOM, management consulting firm McKinsey & Company and Japanese architectural and engineering firm Nikken Sekkei would design the city. The development of the new capital will make use of the latest technology and be environmentally friendly.McKinsey has been hired to assist the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) while Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, which has pledged to invest in the project, will work with Nikken Sekkei.“[The consulting firms] have experienc… Linkedin Log in with your social account Googlelast_img read more