Photo caption: Director of Information and Communications for Economic and Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Communications and Informatics - Septriana Tangkary at F1 Powerboat Lake Toba 2023 Media Briefing, February 23, 2023
Balige, (February 23, 2023) – Indonesia Ministry of Communications and Informatics (MCI) provides two Media Centers to be operational during the Kopiko Grand Prix of Indonesia or the F1 Powerboat Lake Toba 2023 World Championship.
"The strategic goal is to fulfill the public's need for information regarding world events hosted by Indonesia. Also, to facilitate media crew in covering and disseminating positive information about the F1 Powerboat Lake Toba," said Director of Information and Communications for Economic and Maritime Affairs of the Ministry of Communications and Informatics, Septriana Tangkary, while holding a Media Briefing at the Toba Regent's Office, North Sumatra, Thursday, Feb. 23.
The first Media Center is located at the Mulia Raja Napitupulu Port terminal. The media crew's workspace is 11x7 meters in size and can accommodate around 80 journalists. The 1st media center is aquipped with a TV room for foreign and national media posts, work desks and chairs, ten units of laptops, high-speed internet, and other facilities, during the F1 Powerboat event. The second floor of this building functions as a press conference room where press conferences will be held, presenting relevant speakers on related issues on the event.
“Facilities provided in both media centers are similar. We want to provide maximum service to the media crew so that positive narratives about the championship, especially Indonesian tourism, regarding Lake Toba as one of the Super Priority Destinations can echo to the world," said Septriana.
Septriana hopes that the media crew will always spread positive information and narratives, not only about the F1 Powerboat Lake Toba 2023 but also about local MSMEs and the creative economy activities.
She also added that the Ministry of Communications and Informatics would continue to provide information through press releases to media crews to facilitate their reporting duties. “We hope this activity will bring great and positive benefits to both Toba and the Indonesian people. Let's make F1 Powerboat Lake Toba 2023 event a success," said Septriana.
English Editor: Penni Patmawati Rusman