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Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia prepares IDR 500 billions to save tourism and creative economy

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia (Kemenparekraf) has reallocated a budget of Rp. 500 billions to help save the tourism sector and the tourism economy in the emergency period of COVID-19.

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy (Menparekraf) Wishnutama Kusubandio after a Limited Meeting (via Video Conference) led by President Jokowi on the topic of Covid-19 Impact Mitigation on the Tourism and Creative Economy Sector from the Jakarta Merdeka Palace on Thursday, said that he had reallocated the budget and implemented a specific program during the COVID-19 emergency response period so that the tourism sector and the creative economy are mitigated during the pandemic.

“The president directs that we will carry out a social protection program for tourism operators and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy revised budget of Rp. 500 billion, this potential will continue to be developed,” Wishnutama said.

His party will coordinate closely with the Ministry of Finance (Finance) as an effort to provide various assistance to the tourism sector and the creative economy.

“Our reallocation will also carry out various kinds of programs that are labor intensive which will be explored further by relevant ministries including economic stimulus for the creative economy industry so that they can survive through the current situation,” he said.

His party reallocates the budget for five special programs during the COVID-19 emergency period.

The first program is the provision of facilities for health workers at referral hospitals recommended by National Task Force.

On the other side, this program carried out various movements and programs that directly involve and help tourism operators and the creative economy.

Other then that, this will encourage various business endurance programs and direct assistance in the tourism sector and the creative economy, then online training in the field of Tourism and Creative Economy.

Furthermore, continue the National Campaign with various stakeholders in related to COVID-19 and encourages various business endurance programs and direct assistance in the tourism sector and the creative economy.

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