We must pay great attention (to the security aspect), so that the president's working visit can be conducted well.
Wakatobi (ANTARA) - A total of 300 military and police personnel of Southeast Sulawesi Province will secure President Joko Widodo’s (Jokowi's) arrival in Kendari City on Wednesday prior to his working visit to Wakatobi District on June 9, 2022.

Acting head of the Information Center of the Provincial Military Command (Korem) 143/Haluoleo, First Lieutenant Rusmin Ismail, noted in his written statement on Wednesday that a security troop ceremony was held at the Korem headquarters and led by Korem’s chief of staff Colonel Ari Pramana Sakti.

Meanwhile, Korem’s chief of staff stated that the personnel deployed to secure the activity came from three sub-task forces.

He noted that the implementation of the troop ceremony aimed at evaluating the readiness of the joint personnel as well as other supporting stakeholders in securing the president’s working visit.

"It is expected that the implementation of security (arrangements) can run orderly and smoothly," he remarked.

Hence, Sakti emphasized that police and military personnel as well as other security support task forces should conduct their respective duties with high responsibility.

He called on the personnel to conduct their tasks in accordance with the applicable procedures as well as continuously monitor any developments regarding the situation on the field, before, during, and after the implementation of the working visit.

"We must pay great attention (to the security aspect), so that the president's working visit can be conducted well," he added.

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It was earlier reported that the president will attend the 2022 Wakatobi Agrarian Reform Task Force (GTRA) Summit – the first GTRA Summit.

The 2022 Wakatobi GTRA Summit is expected to encourage synergy among stakeholders on spatial planning and technical implementation of asset management, such as regarding the utilization of forest areas as well as the issuance of business permits and land rights.

The meeting is also expected to improve access for indigenous people, local communities, as well as traditional communities in coastal areas and small islands.

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Editor: Rahmad Nasution
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