Meeting  Governor of Bali Wayan Koster, Romanian Ambassador Welcomes The Opening of Foreign Tourists to Bali

  • 18 Oktober 2021
  • 22:10 WITA
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Meeting  Governor of Bali Wayan Koster, Romanian Ambassador Welcomes The Opening

DENPASAR, - Bali Governor Wayan Koster accompanied by Karo of Government and Welfare Secretariat of Bali Province I Ketut Sukra Negara received a visit from the Romanian Ambassador Dan Adrian Balanescu, Monday (18 October 2021) in Jaya Sabha, Denpasar.


Dan Adrian Balanescu on this occasion welcomed the opening of foreign tourist visits to Bali even though among the 19 countries that can enter the Island of the Gods, Romania is not yet on the list.


"For that, I hope this is the beginning of the opening of Bali tourism, then there will be other countries that are allowed to enter Bali, especially Romania," Dan Adrian Balanescu explained. 


Dan Adrian Balanescu revealed that before the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 20 thousand Romanian tourists visited Bali. He assured Governor Wayan Koster that after the pandemic Romanian tourists would return to visit Bali.


"I hope that next year this pandemic will be over and the condition of Bali's tourism can recover quickly," he said.


He also appreciated the strategy of the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, who wants tourists who come to Bali to be quality tourists.


"I have met with the Minister of Tourism of Indonesia, I heard that Bali's tourism strategy focuses on quality tourists or quality tourism. I strongly agree with this. I can confirm that Romanian tourists are one of the quality tourists. So far there has never been a major case from Romanian tourists in Indonesia, especially Bali," he said.


In addition, Dan Adrian Balanescu also appreciated the steps taken by the Bali Provincial Government in dealing with Covid-19 which he said was very good. This is a good capital for Bali as a world tourist destination to be able to accept foreign tourists again

Furthermore, Dan Adrian Balanescu also offered to the Governor of Bali to establish bilateral cooperation with one of the provinces in Romania, namely the province of Arges. According to him, Bali and Arges have some similarities that can later be collaborated.


On this occasion, the Governor of Bali Wayan Koster expressed his gratitude for visiting Bali. Governor Wayan Koster said, currently Bali is working hard to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic so that it gets better and prevents a spike in new cases after the opening of the entrance for foreign tourists.


"The development of Covid-19 in Bali is getting better, new cases and deaths have decreased. The recovered cases are also increasing. We continue to improve early examination (testing), tracing (tracing), and treatment (treatment) in Bali. Vaccination in Bali It has been going well so far. This is what makes us open the door for foreign tourists," explained the Governor from Sembiran Village, Tejakula, Buleleng.


Governor Wayan Koster said that the Bali Provincial Government has prepared tourism standardization to support the realization of quality tourism on the Island of the Gods. Governor Wayan Koster also said that the Covid-19 pandemic was a momentum to fix Bali tourism.


"Bali as a world tourism destination continues to improve itself in realizing quality tourism for tourists. As a world tourism area, Bali is famous not only for its beautiful nature but also for its unique culture and customs that attract tourists. For this reason, the development of Bali tourism in the future will always pay attention to nature, cultural preservation and human resources," he added.


As is known, the Central Government together with the Bali Provincial Government have decided to open foreign tourists, on Thursday (14/10). As for the countries that are allowed to enter: the risk of Covid-19 is low at level 1 and level 2; positive rate less than 5% (according to WHO standards); and implement a mutually open policy (reciprocal principle) where it was decided as many as 19 countries were allowed to enter Bali, namely Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, China, India, Japan, South Korea , Liechtenstein, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Norway. (Gix)