Manokwari, W Papua (ANTARA News) - West Papua Governor Dominggus Mandacan has said the province was safe for investment, and thus, invited investors to invest in the area.
"Indonesia is included in the list of the top 10 safest countries in the world, and West Papua ranks first as the safest in the country," the governor remarked here on Friday.
He said the safest predicate was obtained by West Papua based on the results of a survey conducted by the central government.
Hence, the governor has called on the community and all elements to keep the West Papua area conducive.
According to him, the West Papua Provincial Government has a motto, "Realizing West Papua safe and dignified". The motto has been implemented and must be interpreted so that all government development programs run smoothly.
"So far, we have lived in harmony and unity. All religions can coexist, maintain each other and this is a blessing for us all," the governor said.
Mandacan then invited the investors to invest in West Papua, for along with the community, he is ready to provide security guarantees to investors who want to contribute to regional development through the business that will be carried out.
"I have conveyed this to investors at a meeting held some time ago. We have guaranteed that West Papua is safe and conducive," the governor said.
Reporting by Toyiban
Editing by Otniel Tamindael