Minggu, 19 Mei 2024|Jakarta, Indonesia

President Jokowi to Attend 2023 Cenderawasih Bay Sail in Papua

M. Amru

Jumat, 24 November 2023 - 08:28 WIB

Jokowi in Cendrawasih Papua
Jokowi in Cendrawasih Papua

Thepresidentpost.id - On the second day of working visit to Papua province Thursday (11/23), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is slated to attend the 2023 Cenderawasih Bay Sail Peak event held in the Semau Beach Area of Biak Numfor regency, Papua province.

The President is also scheduled to inspect and inaugurate the modern fisherman’s village located in the regency.

In the afternoon, President Jokowi and his entourage will head to Siboru Airport in Fakfak regency, West Papua province, for the airport’s inauguration.

The Head of State is set to proceed with his journey using the Indonesian National Air Force’s Super Puma helicopter to the National Strategic Project (PSN) Pupuk Fakfak Industrial Area in Arguni district, Fakfak Regency, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Fakfak Pupuk Industrial Area.

Afterwards, the President would continue his agenda by attending the 2023 Cenderawasih Bay Sail Peak event.

According to the President, the event that is incorporated into the 2023 National Tourism Calendar, will promote Indonesia’s maritime, tourism, and socio-cultural potential, with a special emphasis on the land of Papua.

“As Indonesia’s gateway to the Pacific region, Papua boasts abundant natural resources, and Cendrawasih Bay stands out as an area with the richest marine ecosystem in the country, a paradise for coral reefs and marine life,” he said.

Through this event, the President expressed hope that Papuan culture, dance, music, and local products can be introduced at both the national and global levels.

“This will boost tourist numbers, inspire event organizers, and attract investors’ interest to contribute to the advancement of the land of Papua.” he added.

On that occasion, the President encouraged further enhancements to the event, involving more people and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Papua.

“I urge this outstanding event be continued, fostering creativity, innovation, and community participation, with the active involvement of our MSMEs, ensuring that the people in Papua can reap the benefits even after the conclusion of this event,” the President remarked.

For the record, the 2023 Cenderawasih Bay Sail Peak event is scheduled to take place from November 21 to November 27, 2023. The event will feature various maritime activities, MSME exhibitions, arts and culture performances, culinary markets, and entertainment.



Berita Lainnya

Business 23/04/2024 10:32 WIB

Govt to Form Task Force to Tackle Online Gambling

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo chaired a limited meeting which discussed efforts taken to eradicate online gambling in Indonesia, Thursday (04/18), at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta. Minister for Communication…

Economy 23/04/2024 10:27 WIB

President Jokowi Reaffirms Commitment to Farmers’ Welfare

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday (04/22) inspected corn harvest in Boalemo regency, Gorontalo province. “Our corn import has decreased significantly from 3.5 million tonnes to 400,000-450,000…

Business 28/02/2024 13:01 WIB

Carsurin and NBRI Strengthen Strategic Alliance to Propel Indonesia’s EV Industry

PT Carsurin Tbk ("Carsurin") and the National Battery Research Institute ("NBRI") are pleased to announce the signing of a pivotal Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA), marking a significant advancement…

Economy 21/02/2024 08:38 WIB

Bapanas Head Ensures Availability of Rice Stock Ahead of Ramadan

The National Food Agency (Bapanas) has ensured the availability of rice for the fasting month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 1445 Hijri/2024 CE.

Sport 21/02/2024 08:20 WIB

Receives Chairman of Jababeka (KIJA), Menpora Dito Ready to Support the Development of Sports SEZs

Chairman of PT Jababeka Tbk (KIJA), Setyono Djuandi Darmono met the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia (Menpora RI) Dito Ariotedjo at the Kemenpora RI Office, Senayan, Jakarta,…