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Indonesian destinations, culture adorn Venezuela subway cars

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, April 17, 2018 | 04:31 pm
Indonesian destinations, culture adorn Venezuela subway cars

The Wonderful Indonesia campaign on Caracas Metro in Venezuela. (Tourism Ministry/File)

Images of Indonesian destinations and culture have graced the subway cars of the Caracas Metro since Friday, following the launch of the Wonderful Indonesia tourism campaign in Venezuela.

As reported by kompas.com, images of various tourist attractions from across the archipelago will be featured on the subway cars for three months. These include Balinese dancers, the Borobudur and Prambanan temples in Yogyakarta, the Komodo Island in East Nusa Tenggara and Bunaken marine park in North Sulawesi.

"Metro Caracas is proud for giving Indonesian tourism and culture promotion room as part of an effort to increase [ties] between the two countries," Metro Caracas president Cesar Vega said in a statement on Monday.

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Indonesian Ambassador to Venezuela Mochammad Luthfie Witto’eng said the move aims to introduce the archipelago's various culture and tourist destinations, as well as encourage Venezuelans to visit Indonesia.

The Metro Caracas has served the people of Venezuela since 1983, transporting around 2 million people across its four lines and 22 stations every day.

Previously, Indonesia conducted a similar promotion on Venezuela's buses. (kes)

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