Manado (ANTARA) – Women20 should be able to promote Likupang tourism in North Minahasa, North Sulawesi to the global community.
“The W20, as one of the engagement groups of the Group of Twenty (G20), has chosen Likupang as the venue for the side events of the Indonesian W20 Presidency, which is expected to introduce this premier tourism destination to the community. world,” Women20 President Hadriani Uli Silalahi made the statement during a virtual press conference broadcast from Manado on Friday.
Silalahi pointed out that Likupang is one of the special economic zones also designated as a super priority tourist destination by the government.
Currently, an integrated tourism ecosystem is being developed in the region and is expected to become a world-class tourist destination.
The entire program of the Indonesian W20 Presidency would take place in several stages in several priority destinations in the country until October 2022.
The implementation is the result of collaboration with international knowledge partners, United Nations agencies, civil society organizations, universities, government agencies and the private sector.
After Likupang, the side events of the Indonesian W20 Presidency to the W20 Summit will take place in Batu, East Java and Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan in March 2022; Manokwari, West Papua, in May 2022; Lake Toba, North Sumatra, in July 2022; and Denpasar, Bali, from September to October 2022.
Indonesia’s position was also meant to unite citizens, especially on the areas on which the G20 and W20 agendas were built.
Indonesia will be increasingly recognized for its diversity, attractiveness to attract tourists, as well as offering investment opportunities supported by programs to be established during the presidency.
The series of agendas for the Indonesian presidency of the W20, as one of the engagement groups of the G20, would start soon. The forum will raise several issues related to women’s empowerment. It would be divided into several main programs called the Women20 Summit and also additional programs or side events.
The Likupang tourist area in northern Minahasa, North Sulawesi, would serve as the venue for the first W20 side event scheduled for February 14-16, 2022.
At this first meeting, some 150 participants will include representatives from G20 member countries: United States, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Turkey, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Saudi Arabia. , South Africa, Italy, France, Russia, as well as the European Union. The meeting will be conducted through both online and offline method.
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