All levels of society from various elements in the National Geopark Region Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu gathered at Citepus Beach, one of the leading geosite in South Geopark Region of West Java. They organize clean beach activities with coca cola. The Indonesian National Army (TNI), Students, Community Tourism Activist (Kompepar), citizens and civil servants in Sukabumi Regency Government.
General Manager of National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu, H. Dana Budiman stated that the activity is in order to maintain the cleanliness of the environment that became tourist attractions and support Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu to Geopark UGG recognized by UNESCO. “This clean-up activity should be started from the bottom and should always be inflated in order to maintain environmental cleanliness, tourism object, and support Geopark Ciletuh Palabuhanratu become UNESCO global geopark,” he said.
The man who is familiarly called Pak Budiman revealed that such activities are necessary and should get the support of all parties to succeed, sustain and create a clean environment safe and comfortable for tourists who come. “Not only the beaches in Palabuhanratu, the beaches along the National Geopark of Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu such as Cisolok, Cikakak, Palabuhanratu, Simpenan, Ciracap, Waluran and Surade should have a movement like this” he added.
H. Dana Budiman hopes, with the clean environment in the National Geopark Region Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu can get added value from the upcoming UGG assessors in the near future. “We keep this area into a clean and comfortable area and people should also have a concern for the environment. Minimal from self first, God willing, good results will follow” he concluded.
By: Ilham Mochammad Saputra