Jokowi to Invite G20 Leaders to Review Mangrove Conservation in Bali
jpnn.com, BALI - President Jokowi has stressed that Indonesia is demonstrating a strong commitment to addressing the impacts of climate change.
Some steps being taken including restoring mangrove forests, rehabilitating mangrove forests, restoring peat forests, and restoring critical land.
Jokowi said that mangrove forests played an important role in absorbing and storing carbon emissions so that global warming could be reduced.
He said that he would invite G20 leaders to review mangrove conservation areas in Bali during the G20 Summit in October 2022.
"I think that commitment is what we will show concretely in real terms on the field. We will invite all G20 heads of state here," said Jokowi after visiting the Mangrove Conservation Forest, Bali, Thursday (2/12).
Accompanying President Jokowi were Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya, Public House and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi, State Secretary Pratikno, and other officials.
In addition to reviewing mangrove conservation areas, Jokowi also reviewed road infrastructure, sidewalks, bridges, and a number of locations in the Nusa Dua area, Bali, which will be the location of the G20 Summit.
The G20 is a global forum consisting of 19 countries and one European Union (EU).
President Jokowi has stressed that Indonesia is demonstrating a strong commitment to addressing the impacts of climate change.
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