Sail Sabang Part of the Tourism Industry Development
By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Saturday, December 02 2017 - 23:58 IWST
Coordinating Minister for Marine Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan
INDUSTRY.co.id - Sabang, Coordinating Minister for the Maritime Affairs, Luhut Pandjaitan, said that Sail Sabang is the 9th this year with a focus on developing tourism destinations.
"This is different from previous events that focus on infrastructure development," said Luhut during the rain-soaked event.
The event was also attended by Minister of Maritime Coordinator Luhut Pandjaitan, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, Marine and Maritime Affairs Minister Susi Pudjiastuti.
Luhut further said that the Sabang Sail followers were followed by 13 war ships of RI (KRI), one research vessel "Baruna Jaya" owned by Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), visitors 20,000, 3,000 foreign tourists and not including local residents.
A number of Sabang Sail events which began on November 28, 2017 include art carnivals, maritime exhibitions, free diving competitions, casual bikes, social networking competitions, science and technology jamboree and seminars.