Govt to Hold 2018 National Family Day
National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) held a thematic forum of Public Relations Coordinating Board (Bakohumas) adopting a theme Melalui Kemitraan Forum Bakohumas, Mari Kita Sukseskan Hari Keluarga: Hari Kita Semua (Together with Bakohumas, We Make National Family Day Successful) at BKKBN Auditorium, Jakarta, Thursday (7/6).
During the event, Regional Secretary of North Sulawesi Province, Edwin H. Silangit, said that North Sulawesi, especially Manado City, is ready to host the 2018 National Family Day (Harganas), to be held on 7 July at Megamas area, Manado City.
There are 3 events that have been prepared; the peak event, Family Park, and Exhibition that will be presented to delegates from all over Indonesia, the Regional Secretary said while adding that for accommodation, he have prepared 38 star hotels and 323 non-star hotels.
Hopefully this event will attract domestic tourists, especially they can have breakfast with the famous Manadonese porridge or Tinutuan, Edwin concluded while estimating this event will increase the number of tourists to North Sulawesi three times higher than the current number.
Meanwhile, Deputy for Prosperous Family and Family Empowerment (KSPK) BKKBN M. Yani said that the event prepared since Pre-Event on 2 July to the peak event on 7 July 2018 targeting adolescents so they are willing to interact with and tolerate other people.
For that, at Harganas peak event we will present representatives of Indonesian families, Yani concluded.
Also attending the event were Principal Secretary of BKKBN Nofrizal, Expert Staff to Minister of Communication and Informatics Henry Subiakto, Deputy for KSPK BKKBN M. Yani, BKKBN Officials, and representatives of officials/public relations officers of ministries/agencies. (EN/ES) (GWH/MMB/Naster)