President Jokowi Depart to Bali and NTB
Date 9 April 2015
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accompanied by First Lady Hj Iriana Joko Widodo, Thursday (8/4) morning, headed to Bali and West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) for a working visit until Saturday (11/4).
Jokowi President and his entourage headed to Bali by the Presidency of the Republic of Indonesia’s plane took off from Halim Air Base at around 6:15 pm.
In Bali, President Jokowi among others scheduled to attend the Congress PDIP IV, while in NTB, among others, will attend the World Greets Tambora and harvesting the corn.
Previously, Pratikno Minister of State Secretary said that attendance Jokowi, at the Fourth Congress of PDIP an attempt to open communication with the parties of the Great Coalition Indonesia (KIH).
“Especially with the PDIP, with all the party of President to open communication,” Pratikno said. Minister of State Secretary then said, the willingness of President Jokowi present in that of PDIP Congress also part of appreciate the invitation that has been delivered.
While Cabinet Secretary Andi Widjajanto said, after attending the Congress of PDIP, President Jokowi will continue working visit to the city of Mataram and Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara until Saturday (11/4).
Tambora Greets the World
World Greets Tambora (TMD) is an activity to welcome the two centuries (200 years) the eruption of Mount Tambora, April 10 to 11, 1815, which is located in Dompu and Bima.
Governments of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) to make this event as the tourist capture momentum with a target of two million people. Peak of the show is expected to reach 15 thousand people present in the area of Mount Tambora.
Governor of NTB Zainul Majdi Muhammad said, the launching area of Mount Tambora, as a National Park is intended in order to support the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Samota (Satonda, Moyo, Tambora).
Governor expects the arrival of President Jokowi be strategic momentum to introduce Samota area that has long been initiated to become the National KEK.
“We expect, the activities of ‘Tambora Greets the World’ this will be an investment that came to explore the potential which in turn can improve the economy and welfare of the community,” Governor Zainul Majdi said. (WID/ES)