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Basuki Hadimuljono Appointed as Honorary Ambassador of Asia Water Council

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Indonesian Public Works and Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono, when he was appointed as Honorary Ambassador of the Asia Water Council (AWC) on World Water Forum the 10th Miniterial meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali (Photo : Infopublik.id) - 

 

 

VOInews, Bali : Indonesian Public Works and Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono, has been appointed as Honorary Ambassador of the Asia Water Council (AWC). This appointment was announced at the 20th Board of Council Meeting at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) 1, Nusa Dua, Bali, on Sunday, 19 May.

"I was surprised and did not expect that I would be chosen as an honorary ambassador of AWC," said Minister Basuki.

An honorary ambassador is an individual with social achievements able to contribute to the mission and vision of AWC, especially to increase cooperation among AWC members and partners, implement medium and long-term development plans, as well as develop and revitalize water projects.

Basuki also revealed that as of Saturday evening, 18 May, the number of registrants wishing to attend the 10th World Water Forum had reached 20,121 people. Meanwhile, the total number of participants, including those participating in events related to the 10th World Water Forum was estimated to reach 46,000 people.

Indonesia's infrastructure development objective is to ensure the sustainability of clean water and sanitation for all people. It aims to address urbanization, climate change, and a continuously growing population.

"Over the past 10 years, Indonesia has embarked on an ambitious initiative to expand access to drinking water and improve safe sanitation facilities across the region," he said.

Through strategic investments and innovative approaches, Indonesia has also succeeded in expanding and increasing access to clean water for many communities//VOI

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