Kendari City Government Urged to Keep Nambo Beach Clean

01 Februar, 2016 | Source: Antara News

Kendari (ANTARA News) - Haku Wahab, the head of Southeast Sulawesi Environment Agency, has encouraged the Kendari city administration to maintain cleanliness of Nambo beach tourist resort.

"If Nambo beach is polluted by various plastic waste, or waste of marine plants that smell unpleasant, it is certain that the visitors to the beach will be disturbed or feel uncomfortable," Wahab remarked here on Saturday.

Wahab noted that to make the visitors feel comfortable, the cleanliness of the beach must be maintained, especially of plastic waste and the rubbish of marine plants that smells unpleasant.

"We are currently cleaning up the Nambo Beach of garbage in commemoration of Indonesia Garbage Care Day 2016," the head of Southeast Sulawesi Environment Agency noted.

He reiterated that the Kendari city administration must keep the Nambo beach are so it is not contaminated by plastic waste or marine plants that can disturb the comfort of visitors.

Southeast Sulawesi Environment Agency officials, non-government organizations activists, and journalists from different mass media on Saturday cleaned up the Nambo beach.

Various kinds of rubbish, especially of plastic waste and that of marine plants were successfully removed from the shoreline of Nambo, and then transported outside the beach area by garbage trucks. 

He said garbage clean up activities by the local environment agency was done not only limited to the tourist areas but also at settlement areas.

According to him, creating and maintaining cleanliness is very important because a clean environment can provide a comfortable life for citizens.

"A clean environment is closely related to the comforts of life and welfare of the community," Wahab noted.

 

 

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