JAKARTA, presidentpost.com – Bantaeng Regency has cooperated with Jababeka Group to increase the competitiveness and professionalism in the management of industrial estate in the region. The cooperation was sealed in the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two parties on Friday (1/26) at the President Lounge, Batavia Tower, Jakarta.
Besides with Jababeka, Bantaeng Regency also signed a memorandum of understanding with the President University on education cooperation and with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) on tourism.
The MoUs were signed by President Director of PT Jababeka Budianto Liman, Bantaeng Regent Nurdin Abdullah, CEO of PATA Poernomo Siswoprasetijo, and President University Rector Jony Haryanto.
In his speech, Budianto Liman said, “We are ready to accommodate the students from Bantaeng Regency to continue their education at the President University. In cooperation with PATA, we are ready to support the tourism in the region.”
According to him, the signing of the MoUs was a follow-up of his visit to Bantaeng recently. “To attract investors, we must able to attract tourists first to the region. After they know well about the region, they will see other potentials for investment,” he added.
Meanwhile, Nurdin Abdullah in his speech expressed his gratitude to Jababeka Group and President University for their cooperation with Bantaeng Regency.
“Bantaeng is the smallest regency in South Sulawesi, but we are grateful because it has a complete landscapes, starting from the coast, lowland, and highland; we have managed all to the maximum,” he added.
President University Rector Jony Haryanto in his chance said that President University is ready to cooperate with Bantaeng Regency to develop the Indonesian human resources.
“In general, we have worked with some regencies and the President University’s statistic is 96%. Because in addition to using full English, we are located in the middle of an industrial estate. So, our laboratory is organic. We have the study program of electrics, the students can have the apprenticeship in the Bekasi Power, and so the other program studies. We continue to improve this statistic to reach 98%,” he added.
Meanwhile CEO of PATA Poernomo Siswoprasetijo said, “We are working with several regions that have tourism potentials and their regional heads highly committed to developing tourism. Hopefully we will get the best results at national and international level,” he added. (TPP)