IndonesiaTourism minister finds just the place for a princely investment

Get ready, Mori: A crown prince wants somewhere with cool air and nice beach

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Central Sulawesi is being eyed for tourism development.
Central Sulawesi is being eyed for tourism development. Photo Credit: david sutarto/GettyImages

JAKARTA - Land in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province has been offered to a Crown Prince in the UAE for tourism investment – although the exact location of the site has yet to be identified.

The crown prince asked for an island with cool air and nice beaches. He really wants to invest there. We offered Mori land,– Coordinating Maritime and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan

The Jakarta Post reports that Coordinating Maritime and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan offered land in Mori territory in Central Sulawesi province as a potential investment for Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed.

"The crown prince asked for an island with cool air and nice beaches. He really wants to invest there. We offered Mori land,” said the minister, as reported by antaranews.com.

Minister Luhut neither specified the exact location nor did he specify what the prince wanted to invest in.

Luhut was one of several ministers who accompanied President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to Abu Dhabi, UAE, for a two-day official visit that ended last Monday. The visit’s purpose was to attract more Middle Eastern investment to Indonesia.

Jokowi has also asked Bin Zayed to join the steering committee of Indonesia's planned new capital city, Luhut said.

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