Mayor of Denpasar Suggests to Keep Bali’s Local Wisdom

Mayor of Den-pasar Ida Bagus Rai Dharmawijawa Mantra encouraged Balinese to maintain its local wisdom of culture as a source of inspiration in improving competitiveness in the era of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015.

“We urge people to keep the heritage and local wisdom to face AEC in enhancing the competitiveness and the potential that we have,” said Dharmawijawa Mantra, in Denpasar, on Monday.

Rai Dharmawijawa also encouraged all parties to take part in maintaining the local wisdom.

He acknowledged many competitions in field of economic. However, the global competition lead to the possibility of tight competition and the one who is ready will win. When entering an era of global competition, he said, Balinese is not expected to leave a legacy and local wisdom. However, we have to be able to make it as a source of potential and competence in increasing effective competitiveness.

“Hopefully Denpasar is able to win in the era of AEC competition so that the people become the great community,” he said.

He expected people in Denpasar could be a civil society (physical and spiritual prosperity) with good competence, being independence to be able to face challenge and have high competitiveness.

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