Ciletuh Geopark becomes Special Economic Zone

Bandung, W.Java (ANTARA News) - The West Java provincial administration will make Ciletuh Geopark and Pangandaran area become Special Economic Zones in Tourism, West Java governor Ahmad Heryawan said here on Monday.

"Some areas in Pangandaran and most Ciletuh area being proposed to the Ministry of Tourism to become a special tourism zone," the governor said.

He hoped the special area will boost local economic growth.

"I think the economic development via tourism should be enlarged and expanded," he said.

For that, the governor added, the provincial administration will improve infrastructure and build facilities such as communication networks and hotels through cooperation with various parties.

Meanwhile, Nusawiru Airports runway in Pangandaran will be extended to support the economic activities.(*)