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Monday, 13 January 2020 16:20 wib
MNC Group Supports Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy to Enhance Tourism and Creative Economy

JAKARTA - Tourism and Creative Economy is one of the mainstay sectors that can increase the country's foreign exchange reserves. There are many things done to develop tourism and the creative economy in Indonesia. One of them is through cooperation between MNC Group and Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Kemenparekraf).

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Wishnutama Kusubandio said that there are many things that can be done to develop tourism and the creative economy in Indonesia. One of them is through cooperation with MNC Group.

“There are a lot that can be done for cooperation from tourism. For example, from the side of the media, film, animation, applications, and so on. There are a lot of things related to Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in these fields,” said Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama after honorary visit at the BOD MNC Group in the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Office, Jakarta, on Monday (1/13/2020).

Wishnutama who was accompanied by Vice Minister of Tourism and Culture Angela Tanoesoedibjo said Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy and MNC Group had the opportunity to work together in the future. MNC Group does not only play a role in promoting tourism, but can together with Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy conduct various events.

“The role of MNC media in the future is much in the field of tourism. Not only related to promotion, there are many other important cooperation matters. Besides creating events, we can work together to make events, make a lot of things, and also set tourist destinations. So, it's not just tourism, but it can be more comprehensive,” said the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy.

Wishnutama added, besides tourism, MNC Group could also play a role in the development of the creative economy, such as developing the film industry, content, animation, and others.

“There are many creative industries discussed at this meeting. One of them is in the development of the film industry, the content industry, animation, digital technology, and others,” he said.

Especially after Wishnutama saw the presentation that presented by MNC Group, there were many opportunities for cooperation, especially to support the progress of the creative economy in Indonesia.

“The industries could be done in cooperation,” continued the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy.

Meanwhile, Corporate Secretary Director of MNC, Syafril Nasution said the meeting held by MNC Group with Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy aims to support Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in the development of tourism and the creative economy in Indonesia.

“Today, MNC Group together with the Minister and Vice Minister, we try to explain what MNC Group is. Not only as a media. MNC Group also has other activities and businesses. That is what we explain before,” said Syafril.

Syafril added, MNC Group hopes to be able to support Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy’s programs.

“We have a theme park and hopefully we can attract tourists too. We want to play a role in getting tourists in the country and showing interesting things. We hope that MNC Group can play a role in improving the creative economy in Indonesia, so that it can contribute to increasing foreign exchange in Indonesia,” Syafril said.

 

Source : www.inews.id