Jayapura, Jubi – Papua Province will play host to the National Women conference which will take place from 19 to October 21, 2015.
The meeting will be attended by representatives of women from all provinces and regencies in Indonesia, and is expected to be opened by President Joko Widodo.
“Governor Lukas Enembe agreed and is ready to host a conference of the National women,” minister of Women Empowerment and Child Protection, Yohana Yembise said after meeting with governor of Papua, Lukas Enembe, Friday (21/08/2015).
Yohana said she would send a letter to the Government of Papua Province to soon form a working committee.
“So, we, the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection will cooperate with the Papua provincial administration for conference, so it can run smoothly and successfully,” she added.
According to her, the conference will also be attended by observers of women, NGOs, heads of agencies and related departments. It is estimated approximately one thousand women from all over Indonesia will be attending the conference.
“I will talk with President Joko Widodo to open this event ,” she said. (Alexander Loen/ Tina)