Introduction to the city
Balikpapan is a port based on the east coast of Borneo island. The city is well noted both within and outside of Indonesia for its innovative approaches to environmental sustainability, and was the winner of the 3rd ASEAN ESC Award in 2014 for Indonesia. Under the ASEAN ESC Model Cities Programme the city undertook activities to strengthen waste bank management and conduct training on recycling plastics to fuel (known as pyrolysis).
(Photo: Mr. H.M Rizal Effendi, S.E, Mayor of Balikpapan)
Achieving Balikpapan As Livable City In Order To Madinatul Iman