The closer the arrival of assessors from UNESCO, of course, the more intense preparation fromManagement GNCP to prepare all the needs and purposes in the National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu. With an agenda of activities that have been prepared. Management is increasingaggressively promoting of this area that havemore than 10,000 hectares.
Development of National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu or commonly abbreviated as GNCP has been widely discussed for 4 years, after many earth findings that have historical value according to many geologists in Indonesia, after the initiation of Lecturer of Padjadjaran University Prof. Ir. Mega Fatimah Rosana, Ph.D and colleagues assisted by PT. Bio Farma with CSR program, time after time this area became known by many people after being promoted at home and abroad and become famous as it is today. Already many tourists and researchers who come to this region, from within the country and abroad according to the local people around who became a guide in this area. Endang Sutisna said, “Alhamdulillah with this Geopark is known, day by day more people who come here to vacation or research”, said one of the local residents there.
After succeedin getiing the status of National Geopark in December 2015, the name of the GNCP Regions is soaring high followed by a higher level of visits as well. Government of West Java Province led by the Governor of West Java, Dr. (H.C) Ahmad Heryawan, L.C stated ready to helping promote and develop National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu becomingarea that ready to visit in West Java and Indonesia.
Deputy chairman of GNCP Management Dana Budiman expressed “We are doing our best to ciletuh, hopefully the results are satisfactory and exciting for the entire community of West Java”, Budiman Fund along with his staff came to the Pikiran Rakyat office in Bandung, West Java to fulfill the invitation and give exposure How far the development of National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu.
So it is not surprising that Pikiran Rakyat is willing to be a media partner with National Geopark Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu through Management Board represented by Dana Budiman. At the end of the meeting between the Management of BP GNCP and Pikiran Rakyat Management that Pikiran Rakyat as a credible media in West Java and Indonesia to become media partner of Management Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu National Geopark Agency for progress, development and activities in Geopark Region.
Oleh: Ilham Mochammad Saputra