Belitung, Bangka Belitung Isla (ANTARA) - Delegates participating in the G20 Development Ministerial Meeting on September 7–9, 2022, in Belitung District, Bangka Belitung Islands Province, began to arrive at H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin International Airport on Monday.

"They began to arrive yesterday, including those from Japan, while delegates from Singapore arrived today," Belitung Vice District Head Isyak Meirobie informed in Tanjung Pandan on Tuesday.

Delegates attending the meeting are expected to continue to arrive until September 7, he said.

"September 6 and 7 is the arrival schedule," he added.

Upon their arrival in Belitung, the delegates went straight to the venue of the meeting under a tight escort provided by police officers from the traffic directorate of the Bangka Belitung Islands Provincial Police.

"On their way, the delegates will also receive a warm welcome from students of schools they will pass through to the venue," Meirobie said.

The G20 Development Ministerial Meeting, which is being organized under the Indonesian G20 Presidency, aims to discuss developmental issues in developing countries, least developed countries, and island countries.

The meeting will take place in the province's special economic zone for the tourism industry.

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