BANDUNG – Good news for Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark from Paris, France on Sunday (14/1/2018). Ambassador / UNESCO Representative of the Republic of Indonesia Prof. T.A Fauzi Soelaeman submits official documents to the Geopark General Manager of Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu, Dana Budiman which contains the official endorsement of Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu and Geopark Rinjani by the UNESCO World Geopark Council.
According to Prof Fauzi, Geopark from Indonesia is just waiting for the inauguration on April by Executive Board to become UNESCO Global Geopark. He congratulated the various parties who have supported and championed this achievement together. In particular he expressed his appreciation and congratulations to the Governor of West Java, the Regent of Sukabumi, PT. Biofarma (Persero) and the Rector of Universitas Padjadjaran (Unpad) who has been active so that Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu can become UNESCO Global Geopark.
As known, the Governor of West Java and the Regent of Sukabumi through the West Java Provincial Government and the Local Government of Sukabumi Regency synergize very well for National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu in developing of and continue to encourage by implementing various programs and cooperate with other communities and institutions to achieve success currently.
Prof. Fauzi also advised all parties to be able to pay attention to the recommendations submitted to Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu and Geopark Rinjani which became UNESCO Global Geopark this year. So with the success of these two Geoparks, Geopark toba also from Indonesia can be applied forward for the next cycle.
By: Ilham Mochammad Saputra