Come on, through writing can promote Lombok during the G20

Jakarta, DN Times – Director General of Information and Public Communication of the Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Dirjen IKP Kominfo), Usman Kansong, to invite the millennial generation to contribute to the 2022 G20 Indonesia Presidency event.

The writing, which will be published in various digital media, is expected to be able to popularize the G20 event in the community, especially for the millennial generation.

“I also hope that later writings that will be produced are related to stimulate tourism, not only Lombok I think, but also Indonesia and can be linked to the G20,” said Usman in his remarks at the Lombok Writer Festival 2022 Day 2 event held by the Ministry of Communications and Informatics in collaboration with IDN Times, online on Thursday (10/3/2022).

1. G20 is an important event for the nation’s image

Come on, through writing can promote Lombok during the G20Director General of Information and Public Communication of the Ministry of Communication and Information, Usman Kansong (IDN Times/Lia Hutasoit)

Usman explained that the G20 Indonesia Presidency is an important event for Indonesia because it can show the nation’s image in the international arena.

“Therefore, his writing is expected to be an instrument to raise the branding or image of Indonesia in the eyes of the world through tourism,” he said.

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2. Efforts to revive the post-pandemic tourism economy

Come on, through writing can promote Lombok during the G20Editor in Chief IDN Times Uni Lubis when giving a speech at the 2022 Lombok Writers Festival in Gili Trawangan, Wednesday (9/3/2022). (IDN Times/Herka Yanis)

The public, especially millennial writers at LWF 2022, he said, were expected to contribute together through various digital media campaigns.

With this work, explained Usman, millennial writers can contribute to revitalizing the Indonesian economy after the COVID-19 pandemic through the tourism sector.

3. Writing to promote Lombok builds imagination

Come on, through writing can promote Lombok during the G20The excitement of the Lombok Writers Festival held by IDN Times on Wednesday (9/3/2022). (IDN Times/Herka Yanis)

Usman invites millennials to explore the natural beauty which is the main potential for tourism in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) through writing.

Not only that, the use of digital technology, such as video, can also be encouraged to encourage imagination and descriptions that strengthen stories about Lombok.

Imagination most powerful than knowlegde said Einstein, so I think writing is more excite our imagination. We have to share the tourism and culinary potential of Lombok, not only for Indonesia but also for the whole world,” he said.

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