“Komodo 9818” SBY says

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has asked Indonesians to support Komodo Island as one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature.

Amid a busy week, SBY was officially launching the new Lombok International Airport, when he asked all guests in attendance, and Indonesians in general, to vote for Komodo Island via SMS.

“Let’s all type KOMODO and send it to 9818,”

The event was also attended by former vice president Jusuf Kalla.

Kalla has been named a special envoy to Komodo Island, tasked with gathering support for Komodo in the ongoing selection process for the New7Wonders of Nature.