Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Growing Sense of Personal Security in Bali
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

A Growing Sense of Personal Security in Bali

Minister of Culture and Tourism Point to Strong Bonds between the People of Australia and the Balinese.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/12/2004)

Indonesia's Minister of Culture and Tourism, I Gde Ardika, used the inauguration of international health facilities at Bali's General Hospital on July 2, 2004, to call attention to the growing confidence that foreign tourists feel regarding Bali's security situation.

As reported in the Indonesian-language Bisnis Indonesia, the Minister said, "they (the tourists) feel safer and more secure holidaying here because of the international standard of health facilities now available in Bali." Minister Ardika was accompanying President Megawati Soekarnoputri at the official opening of a number of new health facilities at Bali's main general hospital.

Minister Ardika pointed to the assistance of the Australian Government in upgrading health facilities in Bali as concrete proof of the increasingly strong bond existing between the people of Indonesia and Australia.

The Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Chris Gallus, attending the ceremonies at the General Hospital quipped that many of his fellow Australian forget to bring their passports when traveling to Bali, feeling that Bali is a part of their own country. These confused tourists later explain their failure to bring their passports as due to the fact that Bali feels very much like their own backyard and the Balinese people are viewed like good neighbors.

12 October Australian Memorial Center

The Burn Unit at the 12 October Australian Memorial Center, donated by the Australian Government to help complete the medical facilities available at Bali's General Hospital, is a living symbol of the affection of the Australian people for the Balinese. Approximately 2 million Australians or 10% of the Australian population have taken a holiday in Bali.

During the July 2, 2004, ceremony the Australian Government's donation of a burn unit worth AU$ 4.5 million was symbolically handed over to President Megawati by Parliamentarian Chris Gallus.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bali Will Crack Down on Illegal Workers in 2015
Immigration, Police and Manpower Officials to Closely Supervise Foreign Workers in 2015
(1/30/2015)
Five Stars in the Indonesian Skies
Garuda Indonesia Earns Five Star Rating from Skytrax
(1/30/2015)
Not on Our Island
Bali Drug Prisoners Will be Relocated to Java for Execution
(1/30/2015)
RIP: Christian Vannequé 1949-2015
International Wine Legend Christian Vannequé Dies in Bali at 65
(1/30/2015)
Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti
Governor Pastika Opens Indian Classical Music Performance at Festival of India
(1/30/2015)
Chinese Tourism to Bali Booming
Strong Demand in Chinese Market for Beijing to Bali Flights
(1/30/2015)
Elderly German Tourists Suffers Heart Failure on Bali Holiday
An 80-year-old German tourist has died in Bali from apparent heart failure.
(1/30/2015)
Dietzsch to Enrich Dining in Westin Nusa Dua
German Alex Dietzsch to Head Food and Beverage at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua
(1/25/2015)
Higher Level of Consumer Protection Needed
Indonesia Consumer Protection Foundation Says Strong Sanctions Needed for Errant Airlines
(1/25/2015)
Revolusi Mental: Drivers Licenses in Bali
Revolusi Mental: A Small Change in Driver License Rules Would Make a Big Difference in the Daily Life of Many Bali Visitors
(1/25/2015)
Paris Comes to Bali
Paris Hilton Tweets her Arrival Details to Bali
(1/25/2015)
2014: The Year that Was
Bali by the Numbers: Bali Ends 2014 with Record High 3.76 million Foreign Visitors
(1/25/2015)
All [News]!