Tuesday, 10 December 2019 | 16:57 WIB

Tourism Minister: Mandalika Circuit Can Bring in Fortune to Indonesia

Tourism Minister: Mandalika Circuit Can Bring in Fortune to Indonesia (otogrid)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesia Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama Kusubandio hopes the Moto GP event in Mandalika, Lombok, will be the best Moto GP event in the world.

"Organizing the Mandalika Moto GP 2021 will be the best Moto GP event ever, God willing," Wishnunata said in a press release on Tuesday (12/03/2019)

Abdulbar M Mansoer, President Director of the Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), said the completion of the Mandalika International Street Circuit next year will provide economic benefits for the people of West Nusa Tenggara and Indonesia.

Wishutama added that in addition to creating 7,500 jobs, the Mandalika GP Circuit would also provide additional investment of US$ 150 million. The Mandalika GP Circuit would also boost the number of tourist arrivals to Indonesia to 300,000 foreign tourists per year, while also encouraging increased tourist spending to US$ 40 million/year.