Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno with chairman of PB Indonesian Sport Bike Association, received the arrival of the governor of Sumatera Barat Irwan Prayitno, on Thursday February 4, 2021 located on the 15th floor of the Sapta Pesona building of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Jakarta. The arrival of the governor of Sumatera Barat together with the head of West Sumatra Tourism office Novrial, the head of marketing Hendri Agung and the head of promotion section Renita to discuss the implementation of Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2021.
The governor Irwan Prayitno said that various aspect of the implementation of TdS 2021 which are planned for 4 to 10 September 2021 have been registered and entered the official schedule of UCI (International Cycling Federation).
“In addition to promoting tourism potential, we will make Tour de Singkarak 2021 as a means of economic recovery based on tourism, especially in th pandemic era. Morever, TdS has become the brand image of bicycling racing in Indonesia and Sumatera Barat”, said Irwan.
It was approved by the chairmn of PB ISSI Raja Sapta Oktohari, Tour de Singkarak is one of the biggest bicycle racing events in Southeast Asia and has become a reference and benchmark for various similar tour in Indonesia. Therefore, PB ISSI as the highest authority for biycycle racing in Indonesia which is recognized by the goverment has a very strong interest in supporting it.