West Sumatra: A Land Rich in Culture and Natural Resources


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When: Nov 14 2017 - 12:00pm until Nov 14 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: John A. Burns Hall 4005 (4th floor), 1601 East-West Road

Please join us for a Public Seminar with Dr. Irwan Prayitno, Governor of West Sumatra, Indonesia

Dr. Irwan Prayitno, Governor of West Sumatra, Indonesia will present an overview of  West Sumatra province which is well-known for the richness of its natural resources, its unique Minangkabau culture, Padang cuisine, dramatic mountain landscapes and diverse agricultural sector. Dr. Prayitno will also detail potential educational and investment opportunities in West Sumatra.

Professor Dr. Irwan Prayitno was elected as governor of West Sumatra in 2010 and re-elected in 2016. From 1999-2009, he served in the House of Representatives of Indonesia. Since 1988, he has taught at various universities in Indonesia.  Governor Prayitno received his MSc and PhD at the Universiti Putra Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

Please RSVP at: 944-7111 or EWCInfo@EastWestCenter.org

Paid parking is available on the UHM campus

Co-sponsored by the East-West Center and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Primary Contact Info:
Phone: 944-7111