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Schwarzenegger to Visit Central Kalimantan

Schwarzenegger to Visit Central Kalimantan

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is scheduled to visit Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, to attend the Governors Climate Forum, which will be held in September 2011.

The forum is a meeting of governors from around the world set to discuss climate issues. Palangkaraya will serve as host this year.

Central Kalimantan Governor Teras Narang said that Schwarzenegger will act as a speaker in the forum.

“Arnold, who is an environmental activist with great compassion for our climate issues, is scheduled to come as a speaker,” he said on Friday, as reported by

Schwarzenegger, who was once a Hollywood action star, helped initiate the forum.

Central Kalimantan has been chosen as the host because it has shown progress in dealing with environmental issues over the last five years.

Governors from around 30 countries, including the United States, Brazil and Malaysia are scheduled to attend the forum.

Teras added that the governors invited were those who have shown commitment to climate change and concern for reducing carbon emissions.

News Source : The Jakarta Post

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2 Responses to “Schwarzenegger to Visit Central Kalimantan”

  1. jeadist says:

    Wow… I love Arnold and it’s very good news from Indonesia to the world. That Indonesia has Central Kalimantan and Palangkaraya.

    Peoples around the world, mostly knew that Kalimantan island is the island that support the world from its forest and nature resources, help the life in this earth by giving O2. But mostly peoples don’t know it yet, for sure, that there’s many great thing from central kalimantan.

    When he come to Central Kalimantan and see Palangkaraya, I hope he can see the beautiful natural life in my born place. So Mr. Schwarzenegger may see than there’s many beautiful natural in Indonesia and one of the is Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan.

    May the government in central Kalimantan can make best preparations for this event because there will come many governors from other countries. It can be a chance to promote the potentials of tourism and economic of Central Kalimantan.

    Keep sharing the good news from Indonesia to the world! God bless

  2. Elton Lesane says:

    I fully support all efforts to conserve, reuse and recycle – and it should be something that the whole nation should be doing – NOW!


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