PON Reinvigorates Papuan Economy
Small-scale business owners and local administrations in Papua hoped that the reinvigoration of economic activities as a result of PON will not be momentary.
TIMIKA, KOMPAS—In addition to success in achievements and implementation, the primary target of holding the National Games (PON) 2021 Papua is economic growth. The arrival of thousands of visitors from all provinces in the country is expected to help boost economic growth in the province nicknamed "Bumi Cenderawasih" (land of the bird of paradise).
Sarah Korwa, an owner of a stall at Bukit Jokowi Park in Jayapura city, Papua, seemed to be enthusiastic about welcoming the customers who visited her stall on Tuesday (12/10/2021).