PAPUADAILY –Vice President Ma’ruf Amin continued the agenda of a working visit from Ambon, Maluku Province, to Manokwari, West Papua Province, Thursday (14/10/2021). Before closing the XX National Sports Week (PON), here are a number of the Vice President’s work agenda.
Vice President Ma’ruf, Wury Estu Handayani together with a number of ministers from the Indonesian Forward Cabinet took off from Ambon’s Pattimura Airport at 09.45 WITA for Rendani Airport Manokwari by using a special presidential aircraft Boeing 737-400 Indonesian Air Force.
Arriving in Manokwari, the Vice President and his entourage were welcomed by the Governor of West Papua, Dominggus Mandacan, Juliana Mandacan and members of the Regional Leadership Coordination Forum (Forkopimda) of West Papua Province.
The first agenda of the Vice President in West Papua, as reported by Antara, is to chair a Coordination Meeting (Rakor) on the Acceleration of Welfare Development and Acceleration of Extreme Poverty Reduction.
The vice president is scheduled to chair a meeting at the West Papua Governor’s Office and be attended by the ranks of the priority district governments to resolve extreme poverty in 2021.
Five districts in West Papua Province which are priority areas for solving extreme poverty are Teluk Wondama, Teluk Bintuni, Tambraw, Maybrat and South Manokwari.
After the coordination meeting, the Vice President and his entourage are scheduled to visit the Sowi IV Market in Manokwari to visit the local traditional market.
The next agenda, Friday (15/10/2021), the Vice President will have a dialogue with a number of religious community organizations (ormas) at the Office of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) of West Papua Province and the Indonesian Christian Church (GKI) Paulus Sawi.
Then the Vice President is scheduled to close the PON Papua.
Also accompanying Vice President Ma’ruf on the visit were Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD, Minister of Home Affairs (Mendagri) Tito Karnavian, Minister of Health (Menkes) Budi Gunadi Sadikin, Minister of Manpower (Menaker) Ida Fauziyah , Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (Menkop and UKM) Teten Masduki, Minister of National Development Planning/Head of National Development Planning Agency (PPN/Bappenas) Suharso Monoarfa, Deputy Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) John Wempi Wetipo, and Deputy Minister Environment and Forestry (LHK) Alue Dohong.***