Head of the Indonesian Bowling Association Percha Leanpuri, in a statement received in Palembang on Friday, expressed gratitude as South Sumatra Province had facilitated the international bowling event.
South Sumatra Governor Herman Deru stated that Palembang’s preparations to host the event are currently completed.
"I believe that the committee is reliable to organize the upcoming international championship, and also the province is 100 percent ready to be a good host for Indonesia's good image to the world," Deru noted.
As for today, some 76 countries, with 132 athletes comprising 74 male athletes, 62 female athletes, and 112 officials, have confirmed their participation in the event.
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