Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Tourism Ministry expects a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to commend Kaldera Toba Geopark in North Sumatra range this year to speed adult a growth during a traveller site.
The supervision and applicable parties have taken several steps, including implementing UNESCO recommendations to concede Kaldera Toba to accommodate a education of a geopark, pronounced H Yunus Kusumahbrata, arch of a group charged with accelerating a growth of geoparks, on Friday.
“The supervision hopes UNESCO will validate Kaldera Toba Geopark this year. It also expects that large opportunities contingency be taken and hurdles contingency be overcome with courtesy to a geopark in a closeness of Lake Toba,” he pronounced on a sidelines of a seminar, “Facing New Challenges and Opportunities of Global Geopark Tourism”, hold in Medan, North Sumatra.
The convention featured Director of Asia-Pacific, Global Sustainable, Tourism Council of a Korea National Geopark, Committee Member, Mihee Kang, highbrow of University of Central Lancashire, UK (Madrid) Miguel Rivas Fernandez, Yala Rajabhat of University Thailand, and Associate Professor Vichit Rangpan.
The Indonesian speakers were arch of a Indonesia Geopark Network Budi Marton and researcher and geologist Indyo Pratom of Bandung, West Java.
“The hurdles and opportunities during a Kaldera Toba Geopark should be clearly famous so we need inputs from several parties, including general ones,” he said.
Indonesia has 19 geoparks. However, usually 4 of them have been famous by UNESCO.