(From The Jakarta Post)
The historical Luar Batang mosque, located in the coastal area of North Jakarta, is to be renovated according to a consultant appointed by the city administration.
The renovation project, which will commence later this week, will cost an estimated Rp 3 billion (US$352,000), said project supervisor Achmad Migdad.
"The renovation includes raising the land on which the mosque stands because the compound always becomes inundated at high tide. At the worst times, floodwater can reach one meter high," he told The Jakarta Post.
The mosque stands on a 6,000-square-meter plot of land situated near the Old Fish Market, Sunda …