Jayapura, Jubi – To strengthen cooperation in socio– cultural fields with Sandaun Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Papua provincial government held a training program particularly in the field of carpentry and cosmetology.
Assistant Public Affairs Regional Secretariat Rosina Upessy said the training skills in carpentry and cosmetology were attended by 20 young men and women from both countries.
“The 20 participants consists of 10 from Papua and 10 from Sandaun Province, PNG,” she said in Jayapura on Monday (8/6/2015).
She further explained that the aim of training is also to strengthen cooperation between the Governments of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
“I hope this training can make an impact on social life, culture and economy in border communities, especially for young men and women,” she stated.
Meanwhile, Consul General of PNG to Jayapura Aria said the vocational training between the two countries is also to promote their respective areas.
“With this training, the people of PNG can also learn about the culture so that they can get to know more about the culture of Indonesia, especially Papua,” he added. (*/ Tina)