President Director of Tripatra Joseph Pangalila, was selected as chairman of ASEAN CONSTRUCTORS FEDERATION (ACF) at the ACF Council Meeting in Manila – Philippines, on Friday, March 9, 2018.
In the decision of the board meeting, President Director of Tripatra Joseph Pangalila was selected as chairman of ASEAN CONSTRUCTORS FEDERATION (ACF) for the period of 2018 – 2020, replacing Nattaphorn Bhromsuthi from Thailand who has served as Chairman from 2016 until 2018. It is an honor for Indonesia and Tripatra especially as Indonesia can lead the prestigious association at the ASEAN level.
ACF was first established on May 30, 1985 with its inaugural congress in Jakarta. The purpose of the establishment of the ACF is to provides a dialogue forum among construction contractors in the ASEAN region to develop a more effective and collective role for the construction industry in the economic development of the ASEAN region.
This association encourages closer cooperation among construction contractors in the ASEAN region, promoting the export of construction services to countries outside the ASEAN region, promoting the opportunity of each country to fellow ASEAN countries as well as outside ASEAN, Sharing knowledge is also conducted between construction contractors in the ASEAN region, as an exchange of information and knowledge for technology improvement and construction management and improvement of skills and standards of construction employment.