BANDUNG-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) received the delegation Province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do, South Korea in Gedung Sate Tower, Diponegoro Street No. 22, Bandung, on Tuesday (12.27.16). Both provinces are committed to continue cooperation in the field of sports, as well as exploring cooperation in other fields.
West Java - Gyeongsangbuk-Do have been working since 2010. Working together specifically to support a contingent of West Java in PON XVIII / 2012 PON Riau and XIX / 2016 West Java, a program of coaching coaches and athletes training in West Java in South Korea.
"There is a Korean coach to come to Indonesia, there are coaches we sent to Korea. There is also our athletes were sent to Korea. So there are three types (collaboration) yes. The result Alhamdulillah, we Winner of PON XIX in West Java with spectacular medal, 217 gold medals, "said Aher after the event.
Looking ahead, both provinces also exploring cooperation on other fields, such as physical education, even agriculture. In this meeting, Aher was introduced Java Preanger coffee typical West Java has become the world champion in the competition Coffee in Atlanta, United States.
"So collaboration with the Province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do continued, and we hope will continue into other areas of cooperation, including coffee cooperation," please Aher in the meeting with applause and laughter delegation of Gyeongsangbuk-Do, South Korea.
On the achievements that have been achieved in West Java in PON XIX / 2016 Jabar, Vice Chairman of the Sports Committee Gyeongsangbuk-Do Province, Mr. Kim Hayeong sympathetic joy and congratulate him. In line with Aher, Kim also expects Gyeongsangbuk-Do province and West Java cooperation may continue into other fields.
"In a period of six more years of good growth, with the same purpose and with great effort, the West Java could reach PON overall champion in 2016 and then," Kim said in Korean at the meeting.
"We expect cooperation with the West Java not only in sport, but continued to work together in other areas. It is expected to be a better future for West Java and Gyeongsangbuk-Do," continued Kim.
Cooperation of Gyeongsangbuk-Do and West Java preceded the signing of a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) in June 2010. This cooperation is then followed up with an announcement of West Java implementation of the cooperation in May 2011. This cooperation program in the form of coaching for coaches and athletes together with several universities and sport school in South Korea.
"Let us hold hands for a better future," said Kim.