BANDUNG - Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil, released hundreds of cyclists in the "GOWES ARDINDO & PASAR RAKYAT 2019" activity on the West Java Police Map, Soekarno Hatta Street Bandung, Saturday (2/3/19) morning.
Also present at the event was West Java Regional Police Chief Akhmad Wiyagus, Deputy General Chair of the West Java Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Cucu Sutara, Deputy Regent of Sumedang Erwan Setiawan, and other VIP guests.
Sports activities initiated by the Indonesian Association of Goods, Distributors, Agency and Industry Trade Companies (Ardindo) together with the Sumedang District Government, were attended by at least 400 cyclists from a number of cities in Indonesia. With a distance of 60 kilometers, start at the West Java Regional Police Headquarters (Bandung City) and finish in Sumedang Square.
The Governor of West Java appreciated the holding of this event. Besides exercising, this activity is also positive in terms of encouraging economic potential in the region. So he also supports these innovative activities.
"I am very happy that this activity is not only '2 notes & vowels' but this is a double positive, it turns out the majority are entrepreneurs, while '2 notes &' while spreading goodness. , call the Governor.
Emil also revealed, in addition to the digital economy, economy 4.0, that the next five years, the economic powerhouse is tourism. Also this year, he said that it had budgeted almost half a trillion rupiah to repair, maintain, renovate, and explore various tourism potentials in West Java.
"Situ Bagendit, Situ Darma, Pangandaran, Kalimalang, we all improve it so that the economy runs, because a new theory is called 'Esteem Tourism,'" he said.
That was also what Emil meant as millennial tourism. Where a traveler has existence needs, and he fulfills them by taking pictures at each interesting place, to fill his social media content.
So in line with that, Emil invited the cyclists to also capture the moment of their journey against the backdrop of the beautiful panorama of West Java's nature. As experience, while introducing West Java to the world.
For the event held by the People's Market, Emil hopes to provide benefits to the community and the Sumedang Government in particular. In deepening business gatherings with entrepreneurs from various regions. This also becomes an opportunity to promote, so that entrepreneurs will be interested in investing in the region to move the economy, and further for the welfare of the community.
Emil also said that the potential excavation is in line with the West Java Government program in leadership such as programs, One Village One Company, One Islamic Boarding School Product, and various other MSME development programs related to people's economy.
Chairperson of Ardindo Bambang Soesatyo, who is also the Chairperson of the Republic of Indonesia Parliament, said that through this event, Ardindo was committed to elevating the treasures of local Javanese culture and products to be able to perform nationally and internationally.
"Ardindo is determined to bridge the distribution process, so that regions can receive great benefits with the smooth operation of national products at low prices, and vice versa, to spread the advantages of local products to national and international markets. This event is the entry point," he said.
Soesatyo added that this event was also the answer to the public, that the 2019 political year should not be responded with a frown, throwing hoaxes and hostility, but by raising the natural, cultural and local products of West Java, in a more relaxed, cultured way , and of course healthy body and soul.
The following is a series of activities "GOWES ARDINDO & PASAR RAKYAT 2019":
- 2 notes & with Bandung-Sumedang route (60 KM) (2 March 2019)
- Charity, providing assistance for the construction of mosques in Cimanggung
- Local product exhibitions and bazaars (March 2-3, 2019)
- The symbolic launch of Ardindo Mart Sumedang and MoU with Bumdes (March 2, 2019)
- Inauguration of 5 BPC ARDIN throughout West Java, including BPC ARDIN Kab. Sumedang (March 2, 2019)
- Business Gathering, the Regent's exposure to investment in Sumedang (March 2, 2019)