2017 Jakarta Great Sale Festival Officially Kicks Off

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta City secretary Saefullah officially opened Jakarta Great Sale Festival (FJGS) 2017 at Emporium Pluit mall in North Jakarta on Friday, June 2. FJGS is held from June 2 to 12 July.

"We expect with this festival, a lot of people will go shopping either in the malls or in the markets, so that Jakarta economy can keep on growing," he said.

Meanwhile, the chairwoman of the Jakarta branch of the Indonesian Shopping Center Association (APPBI) and the head committee of FJGS 2017 Ellen Hidayat said that this festival has reached its ninth anniversary coinciding with the 490th Jakarta anniversary on 22 June 2017.

This festival, she said, is expected to attract both domestic and international tourists with the high variety of goods and low price.

This year, 81 malls or trade centers, 40 traditional markets from city-owned market operator PD Pasar Jaya, 12 hotels and retailers from all shopping centers participate in the festival. One of the programs held in FJGS 2017 is weekly Midnight Sale.

This program will be carried out alternately in 27 shopping centers. In addition, FJGS 2017 and Jakarta Red Cross (PMI) will hold blood donor event in 36 shopping centers.

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