SIAK- Siak Regent Alfedri MSi closed the prestigious Siak International Serindit Race 2019. The awarding of the prize to the winner of Siak Serindit Boat was immediately handed by the Regent of Siak Alfedri to the winners in the Siak Bermadah courtyard.
Based on the results of the winners of the International Siak Serindit Boat Race winners, for the 1st place winner in the Bekasi City team, 2nd place was won by the Jakarta Fleet 1 team and for the 3rd place winner by the Johor, Malaysia team, ranked 4th in Podsi Agam, West Sumatra.
Whereas the final winner was won by the Batu Hitam Bekasi West Java team, the 6th winner was the Podsi Riau team, the 7th winner from Podsi Kampar District and the 8th champion from the West Sumatra Pasaman team.
Siak Regent Alfedri said, the implementation of the third Siak International Serindit Boat Race this year went smoothly and continued until the match ended. He also mentioned, for 2019 the quality is better and for participants who have experienced an increase from 2018 ago. He hopes that the event of the Siak International Serindit Boat Race can introduce Siak to the outside world through tourism promotion with many people coming to Siak
"The International Siak Serindit Boat Race event is expected to be able to increase tourist visits, so that with many who come to Siak, hopefully this will drive the community's economy," he said.
Alfedri also mentioned, carried out a variety of event sport tourism is certainly part of all that is expected to increase tourism.
"This year there are 45 teams of Serindit Boat Race participants and 5 teams from abroad from Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. In addition, 2019 also experienced an increase from 2018 where foreign participants only participated in one team, but now foreign countries as many as 5 teams and in the country also increased, "he explained.
The Siak Regent said he would make an effort to improve next year and that participants were mainly expected to increase from overseas. (R24 / Lin)