JAKARTA-West Java again won for the third time achieving the Government Award this year of the SIndo weekly magazine. The category achieved this time for a West Java Tourism that received by the Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar that be held at Ballroom Puri Agung Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel, Jl. Jend. Sudirman No. 86 South Jakarta on Tuesday night (12/04/16).
Vice Governor also welcomed the award as a motivation to further develop and promote tourism in West Java, especially now that will promote Ciletuh as world geopark or the Global Geopark Network.
"The West Java Provincial Government welcomes and this award can motivate as well as encouraging our further achievements in the field of tourism. A lot of tourism potential in West Java that has not worked optimally," said Vice Governor after the ceremony.
Government Award is an award for outstanding regional government starting from municipal, district, and provincial levels. Government Award this year is the third time the mat and carried out in the framework of the 4th anniversary of Sindo Weekly Magazine. There are 17 categories of submission of the appreciation given to regional governments and appreciation to the five inspiring regional heads.
These categories consist of education, infrastructure, creative economy, care for the environment, investment, public services, tourism, population development, governance, creativity increase revenue, food security, economic growth, UMKM & Cooperatives, public disclosure, governance corporate governance/region, and culture.
Minister of Planning and National Development Sofyan Djalil hopes, the achiever of the award could be an inspiration for other area.
West Java is already three times in a row to win this award for the different categories. In 2015 the Government Award, West Java also won the award for the category of Environmental Concern and in 2014 for the category of education.
As for the district/city, which this year had the opportunity to reach Government Award from West Java, are Purwakarta in category of culture and the Mayor of Bandung Ridwan Kamil who won the Inspirational Regional Head category.
This award was held with the aim to provide encouragement and motivation to the local and regional heads in carrying out its duties and responsibilities in order to improve the quality of their respective areas which in the end to improve the welfare of the community.