JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta, Ahmad Riza Patria, said that the competition to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia could be held online or online. online.
Competitions that cause crowds are still prohibited because they have the potential to increase the risk of transmission of Covid-19.
“It is not allowed to carry out the competition directly or physically, except physically online or online is understood and allowed,” said Riza in a voice recording received Kompas.com, Monday (16/8/2021).
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He asked residents to obey and not hold competitions that caused crowds like the tradition before the pandemic. He said the DKI Provincial Government did not hesitate to impose sanctions for people who were determined to hold competitions that caused crowds.
“If it is violated, there will be sanctions,” said Riza.
DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has also issued an appeal regarding the celebration of the 76th Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia. Governor’s Call Number 12 of 2021 contains a ban on activities that have the potential to cause crowds or mass gatherings.
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“Not holding an event celebrating the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia that causes a crowd or mass gathering, including tirakatan, competitions, musical entertainment, and so on,” wrote Anies in the Governor’s Call.