W Papua governor meets VP to discuss accelerated development

Manokwari, W Papua (ANTARA) – West Papua Governor Dominggus Mandacan met with Vice President Ma’ruf Amin in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss a proposal for accelerated development in the province.

“We asked for guidance and directives from the vice president in the capacity as chief of the team for accelerating welfare development in Papua and West Papua, in accordance with presidential instruction number 9, 2020,” Mandacan said.

The proposal covers a number of sectors aimed at promoting the local people’s welfare, he added. He said he has proposed the arrangement of the national strategic tourism area (KSPN) in West Papua, with the theme of biodiversity conservation, culture, and religion.

“The proposal for the KSPN program comprises two areas, namely Sorong-Raja Ampat (which has been developed) and Manokwari-Pegunungan Arfak,” he added.

He said he has also proposed the creation of job training centers and excellent senior high schools to promote the quality of local human resources.

“We need a job training center to produce skilled, ready-to-work, professional workers,” he stated.

Source: Antara News

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