The existance of Skouw border inspection post relects the national pride and for Papuan in particular.
President joko Widodo revealed the story that since the day was inaugurated and sworn in as the leader of the country, the borderline and area where the border lies should never be forgotten consider that area considered as the outer mark of indonesia.
On the occasion to the official visit to Skouw’s state crossing border inspection post at the Muara Tami district, Jayapura regency, Papua, President Widodo stated that Skouw border should be a national pride and particularly to the Papuan. The existance of Skouw border inspection post is important as the estblished state bounderies, serve as the marker of one soverign entity to the neighbouring countries.
President Widodo reminds that existence of the post should bring an economic impact to the region and surrounding area, creating the economic regions across the border. This is not njust about the opening or the establishing a post but more likely should bring a positive impact tin accelerating the region economic growth.
The construction of Skouw border post was started in December 2015 and in addition of the post, there are also main facility for cargo inspection building, multi purpose hall, weigh bridge facility, ca wash, clinic and the Tasbara monument.
Skouw border post is one of the seven security border inspection post that should be constructed in seven location among three in Kalimantan, another three in East Nusa Tenggara and one in Papua.