In the picture, the Mayor of Almere, Franc Weerwind and the Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Mayerfas.
On March 4th, 2021, Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Mayerfas alongside Mayor of Almere, Franc Weerwind cast the Indonesian signage at Floriade Expo 2022 lot. These symbolizes Indonesia’s participation on this international holticultural expo that will be held for 6 months from April 14th to October 9th 2022 at Almere, Netherland.
At the same time, in the presence of Ambassador Mayerfas and Mayor Weerwind, a contract signing was held between Annemarie Jorritsma, Commissioner-General Floriade Expo 2022 and Commissioner General of Section Indonesia, Purbaya Yudhi Sadewa. Due to the travel restriction, the contract were circularly signed, where the contract already signed by Indonesian representatives on January 19th 2021.
Taking ‘Green Growing Cities’ as a theme, Floriade 2022 is an international horticultural expo that combines cultural promotion, creative economy and the concept of green sustainable cities. Indonesia with ‘Wonderful Green Archipelago’ as its main concept, will showcase it’s bio-diversity, cultures and maritime wealth as the biggest archipelagic country in the world.
Annemarrie Jorritsma convey her appreciation for Indonesia’s participation and looking forward to see Indonesia’s diversities at the Floriade Expo 2022. She believes that Indonesia would attract many visitors.
Ambassador Mayerfas emphasized that Indonesia’s participation would showcase the importance of local wisdom as part of well-balanced lifestyle with nature. It is the main part of green city concept.
Indonesia’s pavilion will involve many ministries and local governments. Ambassador Mayerfas express his optimism that Floriade Expo 2022 would be a strategic momentum to promote trade, tourism and investments, especially to support national recovery post-pandemic.