July 9, 2020, 09.22 PM

KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s Toba Caldera Geopark is now listed as a UNESCO Global Geopark, positioning the nature destination in the Global Geopark Network and Asia Pacific Geoparks Network.

UNESCO decided on this recognition during its 209th Executive Board Session on July 7 in Paris.

Indonesia’s Toba Caldera Geopark is part of Sumatra island’s renowned Lake Toba.

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It has steadily gained popularity for its landscape that have invited millions of domestic and international travelers.

Lake Toba is one of Southeast Asia's largest tekto-volcanic natural lakes.

The information on the UNESCO recognition was confirmed by the Spokesperson for Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry Faizasyah.

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The update is also featured on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Twitter page.

“The preparation for the Toba Caldera Geopark to be recognized by UNESCO demonstrates the strong commitment and cooperation by all parties in Indonesia from the very start," said Indonesian Ambassador to France Arrmanantha Nasir. "From data gathering to conducting workshops, organization, and negotiating the nomination document to submit to UNESCO.”


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