Vice President, Jusuf Kalla appreciates the 20th International Craft Products Expo or Inacraft 2018 held at the Jakarta Convention Center from 25-29 April. At this event, Inacraft chooses North Sumatra as the main icon exhibition with the theme of "The Loftiness of North Sumatra" following the central theme of Inacraft "Coloring the World". He said that by becoming the main icon of the exhibition, North Sumatra can provide employment, economic benefits, and pride.
“I want to congratulate the North Sumatera province to become host as main thing in this exhibition. I believe this would give us benefits in terms of manpower, economy and pride,” Vice President Jusu Kalla said during the opening ceremony of the Inacraft exhibition at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta on Wednesday (25/04).
Vice President Jusuf Kalla further said that as the main icon, North Sumatra Province is contributing in preserving Indonesian culture through this exhibition. The exhibition is participated in by 1,395 participants across Indonesia, represented by craftsmen, entrepreneurs, producers and exporters of handicrafts. Some friendly countries, such as Japan, Poland, South Korea, and some ASEAN member countries incorporated in the ASEAN Handicraft Promotion and Development Association also participate in the exhibition by displaying their handicraft products. (VOI/Egy/Trans Ndy/RHM)