TAPANULI SELATAN, metro7.co.id – Bupati Tapanuli Selatan (Tapsel) Dolly Pasaribu attended the opening of the 49th Sumatera Utara Fair (PRSU) which took place for a month from June 16 to July 17, 2023, in Tapian Daya Medan on Friday (16/6) night.
The 49th PRSU event carries the theme “Tell Your Best Story” and is enlivened by artists from the capital city and local artists, as well as equipped with pavilion stands to showcase the superior products from 33 districts/cities.
In this regard, the Government of Tapanuli Selatan Regency also participated in enlivening this annual regional creative event by showcasing superior micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) products developed by Dekranasda Tapsel and the Department of Trade and SMEs Tapsel.
The showcased products from Tapsel MSMEs at the 49th PRSU include woven fabrics, ulos (a traditional cloth from North Sumatra), beads, chips made from salak (snake fruit), Arabica coffee from Sipirok, cane sugar, as well as t-shirts made by children from the Balai Latihan Kerja (BLK) Tapsel, with the hope of improving the community’s economic value.
Furthermore, the Regent reminded the officials who were in charge of the pavilion stands of Tapsel Regency to always provide the best service to every visitor who comes. “So, for the visitors, especially our fellow Tapsel residents who live in Medan, please come and visit the Tapsel Regency pavilion,” Dolly invited.
Meanwhile, in his speech, the Governor of North Sumatra, Edy Rahmayadi, revealed that the North Sumatra Fair is owned by the people of North Sumatra. “This is PRSU, it shows our togetherness. We can showcase the characteristics of each of our regions. This activity is very positive, it belongs to us, belongs to North Sumatra. We are determined to hold hands together, with the people, leaders, councils, academics, to collaborate in developing North Sumatra,” said the Governor.
The opening of the 49th PRSU was lively and filled with modern ethnic dance performances that still retained the original cultural elements.
The Governor expressed his joy in seeing the enthusiasm of the people who attended the opening day. Even his convoy of cars entering the PRSU area was delayed due to the number of visitors and MSMEs present.
“I hope today is better than yesterday and let’s continue to strive to prosper and improve the welfare of our people,” said the Governor.
Furthermore, the opening of PRSU was marked by the beating of Gondang drum by the Governor of North Sumatra, Edy Rahmayadi, accompanied by the elements of the Regional Leadership Coordination Forum and the Heads of Local Government in North Sumatra. ***