Mandalika circuit will have a multiplier effect on Lombok tourism
LOMBOK, INDONESIA, September 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The Mandalika International Circuit will have a multiplier effect on the development of Mandalika Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and the well-being of the people of Lombok, West Province Nusa Tenggara and surrounding areas, a member of the House of Representatives said. The circuit is being prepared for MotoGP and other international racing championships.
|Tourists at Kuta Beach, Mandalika Special Economic Zone (SEZ), central Lombok, Indonesia, August 15, 2021. (ANTARA PHOTOS / Ahmad Subaidi / wsj / rst)|
According to a member of Commission X of the House of Representatives, Andreas Hugo Pareira, the Mandalika SEZ is a tourist complex with an adequate surface area and is supported by all existing facilities. “I think Mandalika will become an inclusive area for the surrounding communities. There is an aspect of the multiplier effect for the benefit of the well-being of the community.”
“The Mandalika circuit should contribute to the development and promotion of tourism in the Mandalika SEZ, Lombok and also in Indonesia,” added Andreas. “The presence of the Mandalika circuit is a wake-up call amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. ”
The Mandalika MotoGP circuit in the central district of Lombok is expected to impact the economic progress of the community and the local culture, observers said.
Culturalist from central Lombok, Datu Tuan H Lalu Putria, stressed that the construction of the MotoGP circuit will benefit all parties, especially the local community. He also pointed out that the circuit will absorb many workers through micro-small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and transport services, among others.
“If the circuit is over and MotoGP activities begin, then surely the human resources of the community can participate. So all parties have to be ready to host now,” he said.
The 4.31 km, 17-turn Mandalika International Circuit is surrounded by panoramic views of the hills and the sea. The circuit track has been built with the latest mastic asphalt (SMA) technology, which is said to be the best in the world. world, officials said.
Reporter: Aji Cakti, Resinta S
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Source: Association Grand Prix Mandalika
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