TNI Soldiers Teach Papuan Children on PNG Borders to Follow Prokes


PAPUADAILY –Teaching children to comply with health protocols (prokes) during the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the humanist approaches to local residents carried out by a number of TNI soldiers from the Border Security Task Force (Pamtas) of the Republic of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea (RI). -PNG) Mechanical Battalion 512/QY.

This was conveyed by the Commander of the Indonesian Pamtas Task Force-PNG Mechanical Infantry Battalion 512/QY, Lt. Col. Inf. Taufik Hidayat. He said that as long as the pandemic period was not over, the prokes had to be implemented, especially for children.

“We must not be careless with the current conditions,” he said recently.

Meanwhile, Commander Kipan B, First Lieutenant Inf. Nugraha Khofa, revealed that he continues to try to establish communication with local children. He invited them to talk about family. Next make a creation by describing the family.

He also invited children to comply with health protocols by always wearing masks when leaving the house. In addition, he also taught them how to wash their hands properly.

According to him, the way to break the chain of the spread of Covid-19 is to start with each other. For this reason, he invites some of the children who come to the post to comply with the health protocols in accordance with the recommendations from the government.***