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Deputy Governor  of Bank Indonesia, Dody Budi Waluyo agreed on a strategy to encourage Bangka Belitung tourism development with the local government as a source of economic growth and the national earnings of foreign exchange.Dody Budi Waluyo said in Pangkalpinang on Saturday that the Bangka Belitung tourism sector is very potential; one of which is Tanjung Kelayang on Belitung Island which was designated as Special Economic Zone through Government Regulations No. 6/2016 and becomes one of 10 national priority destinations. That is why, his side encourages the Babylonian tourism development.The development of Tanjung Kelayang Special Economic Zone is planned to be an integrated area with future development plans, including several star hotels, residential construction, retail and commercial areas, marine construction, and infrastructure for airport runways.Therefore, the government and Bank Indonesia agreed on a strategy to encourage tourism as a source of economic growth and foreign exchange revenues which included the determination of strategies for achieving tourism performance through increased accessibility, diversity of attractions, quality of facilities supported by strengthening promotion, and capacity building of tourism actors.

Around 3,500 artists from various arts backgrounds held a cultural parade along Jenderal Sudirman, Negara, Jembrana on Saturday.The parade of thousands of artists marked the end of the 123rd anniversary of the Negara City which lasted almost two months. Jembrana Regent, I Putu Artha when opening a cultural parade said that Negara City had a long historical journey with various dynamics. The development of this city cannot be separated from the togetherness of the community in the midst of diversity. Therefore, he asked, the entire community continues to foster this togetherness. So, Jembrana Regency will be more comfortable, harmonious and peaceful.According to him, in the series of Negara City Anniversary held every year, it is always closed with a cultural parade with the aim of preserving art and culture.Before the participants of the cultural parade were running, Head of the Administration of Goods and Services Administration of the Bali Provincial Government, I Ketut Adiarsa representing Acting Governor of Bali carried out a beating of the bumbung gebyog which was one type of traditional musical instrument.For two months, the celebration of Negara City Anniversary was colored with various art activities, sports tournaments and people's entertainment which were distributed in each district and even the village.

The information of Mosaic of Archipelago is that Komodo airport is expended to welcome IMF-WBG guests.West Manggarai Regent, Agustinus Ch Dula said, Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo, Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara -NTT, is currently being expanded to welcome guests to attend the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group (IMF-WBG). Regent Agustinus said in Kupang on Saturday (1/9) that there is an apron development, but he does not know exactly how wide it is, but it is for parking lots of planes or private jets.After the activities in Bali, thousands of delegates will visit various leading tourist destinations in the country, including Labuan Bajo on Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara Province, which is famous for having Komodo National Park. He also said that his administration along with the central government support continues to develop infrastructure in Labuan Bajo City such as roads, electricity, and clean water to support the needs of tourists. The central government also assists in the procurement of garbage carriers. He hoped, the improvement of existing infrastructure can smooth the flow of tourist arrivals, including IMF-WBG guests who will come to the area.

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