Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was scheduled to visit the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior III, at Piers 105 and 106, Tanjung Priok Harbor, here, on Friday.

The ship arrived in Tanjung Priok on Thursday after sailing from Papua Province.

The Rainbow Warrior is here to raise awareness of Indonesia`s rich yet fragile environment, and to support President Susilo Bambang Yudyohono`s commitment to protect the country`s forests and to restore our living oceans back to health, said Greenpeace Indonesia`s Country Director Longgena Ginting recently.

The ship`s visit is highlighted with an exhibition on the environment in Tanjung Priok. The ship will be open to the public on June 8 and 9, 2013.

The Rainbow Warrior has been the heart and soul of Greenpeace global campaigning for over 30 years. The Rainbow Warrior tour of Indonesia is part of the Greenpeace "Ocean Defender tour of Southeast Asia."

In June and July, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza will continue this tour in Thailand and the Philippines to call for oceans protection throughout the region.


Editor: Jafar M Sidik
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