The Royal Family Of Istana Mataram Visited Xingning!

On the 8th of December, 2016, a prestigious delegation led by HM Wirabhumi, Kanjeng Pangeran Adipati (Grand Prince) William Marie Chong Adinagoro, and four Queens embarked on a historic journey to Xingning City. The highlight of this visit was a pivotal forum that fostered cultural exchange and economic discussions. The Royal delegation was warmly accompanied by representatives from the United Front Work Department, the Overseas Chinese Affairs Bureau, and the Returned Overseas Chinese Federation.

During the meeting, attendees were treated to a captivating video presentation showcasing the transformation of Xihe Bay from wilderness to a thriving Hakka cultural scenic spot. This visual journey illuminated the dedication and artistry behind Xihe Bay's design and construction process.

The head of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Bureau, speaking on behalf of the municipal government, extended a hearty welcome to the Indonesian Royal delegation. He expressed joy at their arrival, emphasizing the strong ties between Xingning and the Indonesian community, particularly in Surakarta. Xingning's pristine ecological environment, rich culture, and abundant tourism resources were highlighted as prime investment opportunities.

Kanjeng Pangeran Adipati (Grand Prince) William Marie Chong Adinagoro, in response, underscored Surakarta's significant overseas Chinese population, many of whom have roots in Xingning. He expressed a desire to import Xingning's expertise in ecological development back to Solo and encouraged Xingning entrepreneurs to explore investment and cooperation opportunities in Surakarta.

Subsequently, Kanjeng Pangeran Adipati William Marie Chong Adinagoro and his entourage embarked on a visit to Xihe Bay. During an interview, he shared his deep fascination with Chinese culture, having studied it for several years and visited China extensively. His visit to Xingning left an indelible impression.

Prince of Mataram, Indonesia, Kanjeng Pangeran Adipati (Grand Prince) William Marie Chong Adinagoro, expressed his admiration for Xingning's beauty and the genuine warmth of its people. He praised the city's cultural and artistic contributions and discussed potential collaborations in the development of a theme park. He envisioned a future of exchange and cooperation between Hakka communities and entrepreneurs, strengthening ties between the two nations.