TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Alif Stone Park in Ranai, Natunda Regency, Riau Islands Province has been given a National Geopark status. The preference follows a distribution of a certificate from a Indonesian National Geopark Committee in Pongkor, Bogor, West Java, during a finish of November.
Eno, a manager of a stone tourism area, settled that a inclusion of Natuna in a Indonesian geopark operation would be an combined value for internal tourism.
“This is a momentum, there contingency be a follow-up so that a standing becomes an combined value for a tourism attention in Natuna,” Eno said.
Eno also reminded everybody to harmonize their notice so that a National Geopark standing could be upgraded to an general scale, creation Alif Stone Park a World Geopark.
In further to Natuna, Tourism Minister Arif Yahya also handed over a National Geopark standing certificates to Silokek, Sianok Maninjau and Sawah Lunto in West Sumatra; Pongkor in West Java; Karangsambung, Karangbolong in Central Java; Banyuwangi in East Java, and Meratus in South Kalimantan.