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Denpasar and Britain discuss tourism and technology cooperation

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The Denpasar City Government, Bali and the British Government are exploring cooperation in the fields of tourism and information technology in a bid to further advance the local area. The exploration was carried out at a meeting between the Deputy British Ambassador to Indonesia Matthew Downing and the Regional Secretary of Denpasar City, Ida Bagus Alit Wiradana.

Alit Wiradana in Denpasar on Thursday (1/2) explained that increase in tourism and information technology must be balanced with improvement in the quality of human resources, such as language skills and also expertise in the field of information technology.

Besides discussing cooperation in the fields of tourism and information technology, after the meeting, Alit also discussed developing English language skills for the people of Denpasar CityIn the discussion, there is possibility of sister-city cooperation between Denpasar City and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP), a unitary authority area in the ceremonial region of Dorset, England.

Deputy British Ambassador to Indonesia, Matthew Downing said that the British Government has a high interest in developing various sectors in Denpasar City, including education, tourism, the environment and many others.

He added that the Bournemouth area has an educational institution that has advantages in information technology. He hopes this will help Denpasar City in developing the smart city sectorMatthew Downing also offered the possibility of collaboration to organize English language tests for the people of Denpasar City.

Through this test, besides being able to measure language skills, he said, it will also make it easier for job providers in Denpasar City to attract quality applicants.

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