AIS Summit impetus for Jakarta to develop Seribu Islands: Hartono

Hopefully, those efforts will furtherincrease it (the tourism sector’s contribution to PAD).

Jakarta The 2023 Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) Forum could serve as a momentum for Jakarta to develop Seribu Islands as a model archipelagic tourist destination, acting Jakarta governor, Heru Budi Hartono, has said.Indonesia is scheduled to host the 2023 AIS Forum Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali province, on October 10 and 11. The summit is expected to bring together 25 heads of state/government who will discuss maritime spatial plans in archipelagic regions.

“Yes, we all (the Jakarta provincial government) support it (the summit),” Hartono affirmed after reviewing the “2023 Jakarta Innovation Days” event at Jakarta Town Hall on Monday.

Hartono said that his government will continue to make efforts to develop the tourism sector in Jakarta as a priority in the hopes of attracting more visitors to tourist destinations in the capital and increasing its locally generated income (PAD).

The acting governor then highlighted the provincial government’s efforts to develop Jakarta’s tourism sector, including collaborating with related institutions to increase the number and types of public transport as well as improving tourism facilities and infrastructure, such as those in Seribu Islands.

Source: Antara News Agency