Indonesia Komodo National Park is listed as one of 28 finalists the New Seven Wonders (N7W).
“One of the reasons for the election of the Komodo National Park is Komodo dragons have the privilege of ancient animals are still alive and exist only in Indonesia,” said activist dragons, Zeby Febrina, told reporters in Jakarta, Friday (22/10).
Indonesia Komodo National Park listed as finalists
Currently, Indonesia through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Jakarta Provincial Government is doing deals to win the venue for the declaration which will be held on November 11, 2011.
Jakarta has been nominated for top positions against the United States with its superiority Grand Canyon, United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Bu Tinah, Vietnam with Halong Bay and the nine countries that favor the Amazon, led by Brazil.
Zeby said that the decision about which country will be selected as the organizer will set one year before the declaration is, on November 11, 2010. Indonesian people are encouraged to support the Komodo National Park to visit website in www.newsevenwonders.com.
Since October 20, 2010 President of the New Seven Wonders Bernard Weber, along with the board of directors, Jean Paul de la Fuente visit to Jakarta to get a picture and an atmosphere that is more real about Jakarta and Indonesia.
Zeby hope that through this support, the Komodo dragon can be known throughout the world and society are increasingly aware that not only dragons that must be protected but all the animals are nearly extinct in Indonesia.