The Regent of North Gorontalo, Indra Yasin, and Chairman of the North Gorontalo House, Muksin Badar, made a visit to Badung County. The entourage amounting to 150 people consisting of the heads of regional working unit (SKPD) and subdistrict heads were received by the Regent of Badung AA Gde Agung accompanied by Regional Secretary of the Badung Kompyang R. Swandika, Monday (Feb 25).
The Regent of North Gorontalo explained that his comparative study was made in association with the development progress achieved by Badung County so that it could win the awards. “We ask for feedback, advice and guidance related to the efforts implemented by Badung which is also a well known tourist destination,” he said.
Regent Gde Agung delivered that his region had three main resources used to build the structure of regional economy. They included the tourism, agriculture in broader sense and handicraft industries. Regional development was also divided into 3 regions, namely the South Badung development focused on trade, hotels, restaurants so that the structure of local economy was predominantly shaped by the tourism sector.
Central Badung was dominated by the activities in agriculture, tourism, culture, livestock and handicraft. Meanwhile, the North Badung put emphasis on the activities in plantation and food crops, livestock, handicrafts and conservation. “All the potentials are expected to be able to support the income of Badung community so that the whole community can live prosperously,” hoped Gde Agung. (BTN/015)