BANDUNG-Citarum Expo 2019 took place at Sabilulungan Soreang Building, Bandung Regency, West Java, Tuesday (19/2). Present at the event were Maritime Coordinating Minister Luhut B. Panjaitan, PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono, West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, Bandung Regent Dadang Naser and a number of other officials.
Dedi Kusnadi Daily Chairperson of the Citarum Task Force Harum Champion said, the expo was carried out, among others, to work on the results of studies of stakeholder gatherings taking part in the fragrant Citarum program. The results of the meeting will be a joint guide for the steps to realize the Citarum Harum Champion.
"We submit the results of this workshop to the Governor of Dansatgas Citarum. It contains about several steps that have been and will be carried out, such as forming a team, making a target, monitoring water quality to enforcing the law," said the former Siliwangi Military Commander.
The document that will be the plan of action for Citarum Harum Champion will be a joint guideline and will be launched since the Citarum Expo was held today.
He said that it was still possible to get input from the public or other parties to strengthen the program that would be done together.
While the Regent of Bandung, Dadang Naser, in his speech said a number of activities would be carried out to control floods from Citarum, such as making tunnels in Curug Jompong.
"We continue to invite the public to look after Citarum, not throw littering anymore," he said while singing an invitation to guard Citarum through a song, which was attended by participants who attended the event. Jo