Merauke, Jubi – The EU Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam Vincent Guerend visited Wasur One-Roof School accompanied by Regent Frederikus Gebze on Wednesday (15/6/2016).
Wasur One-Roof Headmaster Sergius Womsiwor accepted the ambassador and delegates, while the pupils performed a welcome dance, before taking the ambassador into a room for talks.
In his speech, Guerend asked the pupils to not waste their opportunities and urged them to study well. Because the future is on their hands. If you are going to school and study hard, you’ll be success.
“The purpose of my visit is also a form of friendship representing 28 countries. It is our commitment to promote a peace in Indonesia,” he said.
Womsiwor said hundreds of pupils studied at the school are indigenous Papuans in general.
Almost 90 percent are Papuans and coming from disadvantage families. However, Womsiwor said, it has become his commitment to give the widest opportunity to the children to get education in this school. Even, most of them were boarded at the school dorm. On this occasion, he also revealed about lacking of facilities to support the learning activities, including fence, school laboratory and equipment at the doom.
“We hope the EU Ambassador could pay attention by visiting to this school,” he said. (Ans K/rom)