" We will encourage them to fashion. Currently, some designers are already committed to support"
Jakarta Regional National Handicraft Council (Dekranasda) will use the Expo Flat to encourage the development of a creative economy for the flat citizens.
Irma Gamal Sinurat, Vice Chairman of Product Competitiveness Division disclosed, there have been currently 150 housewives at six flats trained to produce creative products such as batik, ciborium and embroidery. Among of those flats are Besakih, Marunda and Pulogebang.
"We will encourage them to fashion. Currently, some designers are already committed to support, "he said, Monday (3/6).
It is hoped, when Expo Flat is held, his side could rake in the industry to be a partner. "Based on the information, it will be held in April by Jakarta Housing and Residential Dept.," he stated.