Minister Prabowo also met the 238 Indonesian citizens personally, he added.
"He (Prabowo) expressed regrets and apologized to the 238 Indonesian citizens there for not being allowed to have direct contact with them due to strict rules during the observation period. He could only greet them from the bus," he said.
However, Prabowo understood the preventive measures and procedures as an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
"This shows that the country is ready to make efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus," Dahnil said.
The Indonesian Government recently sent an aircraft to Wuhan to pick up the 238 Indonesians, mostly students.
None of them was infected with the virus, but they had to be quarantined for a certain period on Indonesia's military base in Natuna, before being allowed to return to their families. (INE)
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