JAKARTA - PT Agung Sedayu Group predicts as many as 200 thousand workers to be absorbed in the Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) 2 Sharia Tower complex in Jakarta, where in an area of ​​23.5 hectares (ha), various offices, banking, recreational, culinary and educational facilities will be developed.

Nono Sampono, President Director of PT Agung Sedayu Group said the area will become one of the economic development centers, especially for in tourism sector. "We hope with this topping off of Syariah Tower by Vice President Ma'aruf Amin will facilitate the physical process and technological development, including strengthen the Islamic economy in Indonesia," in the remark on topping off of Syariah Tower, last week (23/8).

According to him, with the sharia economy development, it is expected for Indonesia to reach the top five of the world economy. To date, the development of the Islamic economy has shown significant developments within the last 20 years. In 2003, the value of the Islamic economic industry recorded at US$ 200 billion, reaching US$ 2.88 trillion by the end of 2019. In 2024, the value of the Islamic economy is predicted to reach US$ 3.69 trillion. (LK/W)