Until 16.00 hours on Saturday, 21 ministerial delegations have arrived."
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Twenty-one ministerial-level delegations have arrived in Jakarta to attend the 5th Organization of Islamic Cooperation Extraordinary Summit, scheduled here on March 6 to 7, 2018.

"Until 16.00 hours on Saturday, 21 ministerial delegations have arrived," chief of the VIP Security Task Force, Senior Commissioner Aan Suchanan, said here on Saturday.

He did not elaborate which countries had they came from but said mostly arrived at Jakartas Soekarno-Hatta airport, and added that officials who had arrived at Jakartas Halim Perdanakusuma airport were from Turkey.

Aan said certain VIP delegations had arrived on Thursday.

The director of security of the vital objects under the Jakarta Metropolitan Police Command, said the command has deployed 4,356 personnel to ensure the security of the event.

Aan said the police would be fully in charge of securing the Senior Officials Meeting, scheduled on Sunday.

He said he had received no information yet about the arrival of a VVIP guest or head of state as they would only meet on Monday.

(Reporting by Taufik Ridwan/Uu.H-YH/INE/KR-BSR)

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