East Aceh Regent to duplicate Parimo’s shrimp farming
reported by: Setiawan Liu
Sulawesi, July 13, 2021/Indonesia Media – The regent of East Aceh, Hasballah Bin HM Thaib admires the shrimp farming in Sejoli village, Moutong district, Parigi Moutong (Parimo) regency, Central Sulawesi (Sulteng) which has enormous potential for local economic development, and will duplicate for his region. “I have travelled throughout Indonesia, and I can only see the farming in Sejoli, Parimo with its uniqueness and strategic location, (it is) surrounded by mountains and sea,” Hasballah said during the visit to the location of shrimp farming in Parimo.
When visiting 250-hectare shrimp farming, Hasballah was accompanied by the vice-regent of Parimo, Badrun Nggai, the director of the shrimp farming company, PT Parigi Aquakultura Prima, Rudy Hartanto and other officials. He can also see the supporting facilities for farmers and workers, especially dormitories.
He said the beautiful views of the location is another point of shrimp farming activity, which can also create agritourism simultaneously. “The purpose of my visit to Parimo, want to see the development of Sejoli shrimp farming. It will be an example for my region, East Aceh,” he said.
Before visiting Parimo, he did a survey (of shrimp farming) in Sarijo and Randomayang, North Mamuju regency, West Sulawesi (Sulbar) till he returned to Aceh Timur. He duplicated the farming and mobilize the people. But after visiting Parimo, it is more wonderful surprise to see the beautiful view surrounding the location of shrimp farming. “Therefore I will update and imitate (Parimo’s shrimp farming) for East Aceh,” he said.
He also suggested that the Parimo government proceed with permit application for sand mining minerals C. The permit will help the Parimo government accelerate the potential of the local economy for the sake of local people’s prosperity. He said that lessons learnt there in East Aceh, the local government exploited sea sand mining. But the activity has given good results for people’s prosperity. “Economic activity and law enforcement can go hand in hand for the prosperity of the people,” he said. (sl/IM)