"The promotion of the Asian Games will continue to be intensified in all areas. For this week, we will promote Asian Games in the cities of Central Jakarta and West Jakarta," Head of Jakarta Youth and Sports Office Ratiyono said on Thursday.
The 18th Asian Games will be held in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang in South Sumatra Province from August 18 to September 2, 2018.
He stated that the office will promote the games on July 8 in all sub-districts in the cities of Central Jakarta and West Jakarta.
"After that, we will continue to promote the event in North Jakarta City and Kepulauan Seribu District on July 15," he remarked.
He added that the promotion of the 18th Asian Games had already been held in all sub-districts in the cities of South Jakarta and East Jakarta on July 1.
The promotion of the games had been led by mayors and deputy mayors of the areas by holding a replica of the Asian Games torch while running from one district to other districts.
In addition to the mayors and deputy mayors of the areas, children also promoted the event by holding the flags of 40 countries participating in the Asian Games.
"We also encourage local communities to promote the event. We expect the promotion of the Asian Games to be more vibrant," he revealed.