Papua preparing for Pacific Exposition 2021

Papua preparing for Pacific Exposition 2021

Chief of the Border and Foreign Cooperation (BPKLN), Suzana Wanggai. (ANTARA News Papua/Hendrina Dian Kandipi)

We are still discussing ways and steps to make preparations for the Pacific Exposition 2021.
Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA) - The Papua provincial government is making preparations for the Pacific Exposition, which is scheduled to be held in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, on October 28-30 this year.

 

The provincial government has appointed chief of the Border and Foreign Cooperation (BPKLN), Suzana Wanggai, as the person in-charge of showcasing the province at the event.

 

"We are still discussing ways and steps to make preparations for the Pacific Exposition 2021," Wanggai said.

 

To that end, BPKLN is coordinating with relevant agencies to prepare for the event, she added.


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She said she has checked the province's resources that will be displayed at the Pacific Exposition and the province's potential to be promoted at the event

 

"But in essence, Papua is prepared to participate in the Pacific Exposition," she added.

 

Earlier, Indonesian Ambassador to New Zealand, Tantowi Yahya, had expressed the hope that Papua would participate in Pacific Exposition 2021.

 

"I am optimistic that Papua will do much this time," he said.

 

During an online meeting with the ambassador, Papua's vice governor had offered to showcase a wide range of products, including Buah Merah (red fruit), at the expo. (INE)


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