Wednesday, 16 May 2018 15:53

Terrorism Acts Cannot Disturb the Preparation of 2018 Asian Games

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A series terrorist attacks in Surabaya and Sidoarjo, East Java some time ago certainly will not disturb the preparation of Asian Games and Asian Paragames 2018 which will be held in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra soon. In relation to security issues, the Indonesia Asian Games 2018 Organizing Committee (INASGOC) and the Indonesia Asian Para Games 2018 Organizing Committee (INAPGOC) will continue to coordinate with the government and the security agency so, the four-year grand event can run well.

We, the government of Indonesia, INASGOC, INAPGOC and the people remain confident and optimistic, with the preparations already undertaken by Mr. Erick, Mr. Okto and the entire Asian Games and Asian Paragames organizing committee. Of course, in terms of security and comfort we will continue to coordinate with the relevant parties and we also request the support of all Indonesian people so that Indonesia gets success, and can give confidence to  international community that Indonesia is a country that deserves to be a good host for big multievent such as Asian Games and Asian Paragames. Indonesian Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrowi to the media in Jakarta, recently.

Meanwhile, Chairman of INASGOC, Erick Thohir stated that security during the Asian Games and Asian Paragames 2018 will be managed in accordance with international standards. In addition, he affirmed that all parties involved in the implementation of the event must have an accredited identification. This will be applied to people who want to watch live in the venue of the match. (VOI/Rezha/DP)

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