South Sulawesi Governor: The AMF 2015 Supports the Growth of ASEAN Cities
SYL is invited to officially open the international meeting of ASEAN mayors as Indonesia Vice-President, Jusuf Kalla, was confirmed unable to open the
MAKASSAR, TRIBUN-TIMUR.COM- South Sulawesi Governor, Syahrul Yasin Limpo (SYL) has officially opened the ASEAN Mayors Forum (AMF) 2015, in Four Points Convention by Sheraton Hotel, Jl Landak Baru, Makassar, Tuesday (8/9/2015).
SYL is invited to officially open the international meeting of ASEAN mayors as Indonesia Vice-President, Jusuf Kalla, was confirmed unable to open the meeting on due date.
In his speech, SYL totally appreciated the AMF 2015 as a great venue for ASEAN city mayors to support and contribute each other.
“Through the AMF 2015, every city in ASEAN can grow and develop together,” said SYL amidst his speech.
Danny Invited JK
Makassar Mayor, Mohammad Ramdhan Pomanto had officially invited JK to participate and open the AMF 2015.
JK’s attendance was directly passed by the mayor in Indonesia Vice-Presidential Office in Jakarta, Monday (31/8/2015), accompanied by some Makassar government officials.
According to Danny, the presence of JK as the vice president of Indonesia as well as a notable native businessman of South Sulawesi would give added value to an international event held in Makassar.
“We actually want this event to finally issue some important regulations and commitment that will give massive benefits to Makassar. Not to mention our preparation to meet the challenge of Asian Economy Community (AEC). The presence of JK as a notable figure of South Sulawesi and has got international reputation will, of course, give a spirit to this international event,” said Danny after meeting JK a few days ago.
Nevertheless, Danny mentioned that he highly appreciated and gave his gratitude to the Governor of South Sulawesi to officially open this important event.
The 2nd AMF 2015 held in Indonesia is participated by ASEAN mayors, and all city mayors and regents in Indonesia.
Along with the AMF, Makassar also hosts three other important events, Makassar Investment Forum, Makassar Global Expo and ASEAN Community Week. (*)