BANDUNG - West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil believes that the creative economy will become the majority economy in Indonesia. For this reason, they have made West Java Regional Regulations on the creative economy through which the Regional Creative Economy Agency will be formed.
"We believe that in the future the creative economy will become the majority economy in Indonesia. Therefore, as leaders, we prepare the way. First, the only creative economy regulation in Indonesia is only in West Java and this year we will form the Regional Creative Economy Agency," Said Ridwan Kamil while speaking at the "The Future is Here" seminar at Nuart Sculpture Bandung, Thursday (04/04/2019).
According to him, one resource that will not be exhausted is intellectuality in the form of creativity. Therefore, if investing makes the West Java human ecosystem more creative it will produce economic value.
"Because the creative economy comes from ideas, these ideas must be trained and exercises that come from a comfortable ecosystem," said Emil, the Governor's nickname.
To create this ecosystem, this year they began to build cultural centers in 27 City Districts. Then, as a form of support in facing industry 4.0, this year's creative center building was also built in Bogor, Cirebon, Subang and Tasik.
"So this ecosystem is expected to produce millennial and generation Z generation that starts from hobbies, imagination becomes an economy, like shoes, robots, digital works and so on," he said.
"I think that's the future and my job as a leader in preparing the ecosystem," Emil added