President Jokowi sure Attend HPN 2016 in Lombok


portaltiga.com:Presiden Joko Widodo sure he will be present at the peak of the National Press Day (HPN) in 2016 in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), on 9 February. The assurance was conveyed Jokowi when receiving component HPN organizers press at the State Palace on Wednesday afternoon (20/1).

“I have a block of time so that no other activities at that time,” said Jokowi.

Jokowi regretted he could not be present at HPN 2015 in Batam, Riau Islands, last year, because at the same time a state visit to the Philippines.

“Yesterday I slippery pole (so it can not come). In fact, HPN is important,” said Jokowi joked to laughter from the guests.

During the meeting Jokowi accompanied by Minister of Communications and Information Rudiantara also Chief of Staff of the Presidential teten masduki.

While the organizers of the component present in 2016 HPN HPN undertaking Margiono 2016 and 2016 HPN Committee Chairman Teguh Santosa. Also present Chairman of the Press Council, Bagir Manan, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Private Television (ATVSI) Ishadi SK, Chief Editor Suryopratomo Chairman of the Forum, Secretary General of Indonesian Television Journalists Association (IJTI) Jamalul Individuals and members of the Press Council of Jimmy Silalahi.

Press figures Tarman Azam and Ilham Bintang also attended the meeting along with elements of other committees, namely the Committee Secretary Suprapto, M. Ihsan Committee Treasurer, and HPN Convention Division, Chelsia Chan. NTB Vice Governor Muhammad Amien and Chairman of the Advisory Board of PWI NTB Ismail Husni also join the group.

Responsible HPN Margiono reported a number of key activities in 2016 HPN, such as cruise Reporters using KRI Makassar from the Main Base of the Navy’s Eastern Fleet Ujung, Surabaya heading Senggigi Beach in Lombok.

Officials also confirmed themselves participated in the voyage as Chairman of DPD Irman Gusman, Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Natural Resources Rizal Ramli, as well as Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Ade Supandi.

In addition, the organizer will also hold a cataract surgery in Lombok and Sumbawa.

“NTB is an area with the highest cataract patients in the world. We hope this activity can help ease the burden of our brothers there. In addition, the government’s Vision 2020 is to reduce the rate of cataract patients in Indonesia,” he continued.

Committee Chairman Teguh Santosa said HPN 2016 theme is Promoting Press Freedom Axis Maritime and Tourism archipelago. In HPN this time, the organizers of gathering efforts to improve the quality of journalism Indonesia, including the competence of members of the press, with efforts to improve the welfare of society.

“We feel called to participate in helping the government to develop the idea of ​​the maritime axis, and supporting the government’s efforts to build a national tourism sector. Mandalika in NTB is one of the new tourist destinations are set by the government. Popularization Mandalika means to help improve the welfare of the people of NTB,” said Teguh.

HPN 2016 peak of the event will be held in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Mandalika, exactly at the construction site NTB Tourism Polytechnic.

In addition to listening to the mandate of the President, the main event will also be awarded Adinegoro Award, Award of Culture and the Spirit of Journalism. They will also be signed by a number of initiatives such as the launching of the Master Kopeasi Journalists and Tourism Polytechnic construction NTB.

“The president is expected to lay the first stone building deign Polytechnic NTB Tourism and proclaimed the name of the National Press in Lombok,” said Teguh Santosa.