SUKABUMI-Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil chaired the General Government Coordination Meeting in the Framework of the Governor as Region I Deputy Central Government (KOPDAR-GWPP), at Anugerah Hotel, Jl. Surya Kencana No.82, Sukabumi City, Thursday (12/13/2018) afternoon.
The meeting was followed, the heads and devices of the regions of West Java, which included Bogor Regency, Bogor City, Depok City, Sukabumi Regency, Sukabumi City and Cianjur Regency.
In his direction to the Regents / Mayors, the Governor revealed that what will become the economic locomotive of West Java in the next 5-10 years is tourism. He also instructed the Regional Heads to immediately explore and pay attention to potential points in their area.
As for the future steps that will be Emil, the Governor's nickname, the next step is to improve access to tourist attractions. Of course accessibility is an important supporter and the main thing so that a region can be visited by many visitors.
"West Java is beautiful, the potential is in sight. There are dozens of cool hills, waterfalls, scenery. Just give the stage, given a selfie place," he said.
Then, continued Emil, another step that could be pursued was revitalizing the area by normalizing lakes or rivers.
After that, by presenting investment for the construction of tourist facilities. So the combination increases access to destinations, then revitalizes the area, and large-scale investment will generate tourism in West Java.
"It's good, good scenery, tourism, infrastructure. So tourism 'is a happiness business.' The business of happiness, "Emil said.
"So that in 5 years there will be around 27 new tourism destinations in West Java, which will drive the economy of the people. So that all kinds of tourism, lodging will emerge, agricultural products will be easily sold, people who memorize the regions can be guides, all will be moved," he explained .
In addition, during a meeting with the Regent and Mayor, Governor Emil again reminded the regional heads not to play in the realm of integrity.
"Maintain integrity, every time there is news of the arrest of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPT), I am sad. Then the intention of this power for service is not to make a living," the Governor appealed.
As for his duties as Governor, He said, namely implementing the law providing guidance, advice. But the end is choice, the inner decision of each individual. Because, according to him, the issue of corruption is an issue of individual intentions. So, whatever the prevention system can be penetrated.
"If you have the intention to make a living, there will be a mode," he said.