Guaranteed Safe, TNI-Polri Deploy 9,986 Personnel for PON Papua

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PAPUADAILY –Full support for the success of the XX National Sports Week (PON) was given by the TNI and Polri. To continue to provide a sense of security and comfort to Papuan PON participants, the TNI-Polri will deploy a combined force of 9,986 personnel.

The 9,986 personnel consisted of 1,685 Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimob) troops, 2,800 members of the TNI and 5,500 personnel from the Papuan Police.

The pattern of security carried out is to implement a fairly strict health protocol, especially at venues and athlete accommodations.

Head of the Central Committee, Marciano, said that since August 1, 2021, all provincial contingents have registered their athletes and officials with a total of 6,495 athletes and 3,300 officials.

“The entry by name stage has been completed on August 1, and the athlete legitimacy process has started on August 23, followed by a series of delegate registration meetings and CdM meetings which will be held in Jayapura,” said Marciano, citing Tribratanews.polri.go.id.

As for the competition arena, everything is ready to be used except for the paragliding and Rugby sports arenas which are still in the completion stage and are targeted to be completed by the end of September.

Regarding the opening ceremony until now, it is still being prepared by the event organizer (EO) in direct coordination with the Central KONI, PB PON and the security forces from the Indonesian National Police and local security.***