Kalla Attends 5th IIGCE

Dheri Agriesta    •    02 Agustus 2017 15:20 WIB
Kalla Attends 5th IIGCE
Vice President Jusuf Kalla (Photo: MTVN/Dheri Agriesta)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Vice President Jusuf Kalla opened the fifth Indonesia International Geothermal Convention and Exhibition (IIGCE) at the Jakarta Convention Center in Senayan, Central Jakarta on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

"Indonesia has a lot of active volcanoes. Therefore, the country has many geothermal energy resources," he said.

"We have a lot of risks. On the other hand, we have a lot of opportunities," he added. 

Energy and Mineral Resouurces Minister Ignasius Jonan and the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's renewable energy director general Ridal Mulyana attended the opening ceremony. PT PLN president director Sofyan Basir and the Indonesia Geothermal Association chairman Abadi Purnomo joined the event.

The exhibition will take place over three days. It will discuss about a number of related issues.