INDRAMAYU-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher), along with Indonesian Minister of Agriculture Andi Amran Sulaiman, attended the Harvest Gratitude Program held by the Indonesian Harmony Association (HKTI), in Sukra Sub-district, Indramayu Regency, West Java.
Gratitude Harvest at this celebration, involving more than 3000 farmers. This activity is held HKTI related to the arrival of harvest season in some areas of West Java, especially in Indramayu Regency.
"It used to be the largest expanse of raw land in Karawang, but not anymore. Currently Indramayu Regency is the most extensive in West Java, "said Governor Ahmad Heryawan, in Indramayu, Thursday (11/23/2017).
To note, Indramayu Regency has a raw expanse of land area of 114,000 ha. So that said Aher, Indramayu is now the hope of West Java-related problems of farming and food.
For Governor Aher, this time of Harvest Gratitude becomes very essential. Moreover, West Java farmers, especially in Indramayu, previously had been hit by pests and also drought.
Aher said, the thanksgiving of the harvest becomes a symbol, a form of gratitude, the welfare of West Java farmers.
"Despite many obstacles in the field, but still can harvest well. This is (thanksgiving harvest) as a form of gratitude for the success of West Java farmers, "he said.