Suara.com – Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim said that the development of cultural heritage preservation must be done more intensively, in addition to education it can also improve tourism and the economy of the local community.
Nadiem said that the government continues to maximize the use of cultural heritage as tourist attractions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Preservation of cultural heritage when the pandemic has passed, we need to think again about strategies so that our cultural heritage is more global so that it can support tourism both domestically and internationally,” said Nadiem when meeting Menparekraf Sandiaga Uno and Minister of BUMN Erick Thohir, Thursday (4/3/2 / 2021).
Meanwhile, in terms of increasing the capacity of human resources in super priority destinations, Mendikbud Nadiem also strives to support the capacity and improvement of school facilities. Because quality tourism human resources can support the tourism sector and the creative economy.
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“We are eager to support both the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy or the Ministry of BUMN from various aspects, especially education, both improving facilities at Polytechnics, Universities and Vocational High Schools that can support tourism and local economic development in priority destination areas,” he said.
Meanwhile, Sandiaga has also discussed with Erick Thohir about the development of marine tourism infrastructure. This development is carried out so that every region that has marine tourism destinations can be connected.
Regarding the Free Covid Corridor or corridor travel program, the Menparekraf explained that the program was still in the finalization stage.
“The FCC is in the finalization stage, we must really ensure the health aspect because this is very important,” said Sandiaga.
Menparekraf Sandiaga Uno also explained that there are several countries that have the potential to implement the FCC, starting from China, Singapore, Malaysia, India, and several European countries such as Britain, Germany, and the Netherlands.
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