Nono Sampono Hopes Ternate to Develop Its New Potential


Ternate, dpd.go.id - Vice Chairman of the House of Regional Representative of Indonesia, Nono Sampono attended the Festival of Legu Gam Kie Raha in 2018 at the Sultanate of Ternate, North Maluku (31/3). In his speech, Nono explained that in the era of ocean colonization in the 12th to 17th centuries Arabs, Chinese and Europe raced to find the location of the Maluku islands and they tried to strengthen its influence here.

"They want to master the trade, especially the spices of the world in order to continue to be counted on the national and global world," he said.

However, Nono reminded that in the Maluku archipelago, especially for Ternate should continue to develop their new potential such as from creative economy sector, cultural tourism, religion, social culture and education in particular.

He continued, although Ternate has great potential in the field of mining and minerals do not make natural resources into main income.

"The natural resources of mining and minerals are limited and non-renewable means that one day it will be gone," he said.
This Maluku senator explained that the 16th Festival entitled "Legu Gam Ternate the Lighthouse of Indonesia, Indonesia the Lighthouse of the World", contains the meaning if Ternate North Maluku advanced, it will bring influence to the progress of Indonesia.

"Ternate, North Maluku should continue to have a share and influence for the progress of development in Indonesia," he said

Currently the House of Regional Representative of the Republic of Indonesia is preparing and fighting for an archipelagic Islands Bill dedicated to provincial areas and archipelagic provinces relating to how the state recognizes and protects tribe rights.

"DPD RI hopes that the presence of this Act will answer the various problems that exist in the archipelago," he explained.

As the chairman of DPD RI, Nono Sampono advised that the Legu Gam Sultanate must further expand its social relationship to the community and the Government so as to jointly build Ternate and North Maluku as a whole.

"Therefore DPD RI asked the Forum of Sultanate of Archipelago as object and also subject involved in supporting this law to be realized," he closed. * Dhit

31 Maret 2018