REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG - Province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) will launch an international marine event, titled "Sail Komodo 2013", in the provincial capital of Kupang on Tuesday, according to chief of the local Tourism and Creative Economic Office, Abraham Klakik. "Governor Frans Lebu Raya will launch the Sail Komodo 2013 on Tuesday in conjunction with a ceremony to welcome the arrival of Sail Morotai 2012 yacht rally participants in Kupang Bay," he stated on Monday.
He said Sail Komodo 2013 would be launched in the presence of hundreds of tourists from various countries whose yachts would have started arriving from Darwin, Australia. Abraham noted that rally participants made Kupang their entry point before sailing on to the western part of Indonesia.
The plan to launch Sail Komodo 2013 had already been discussed with the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, as well as Coordinating Minister for People`s Welfare Agung Laksono, he added.