TNI Task Force Provides Health Services for Papuans at the Border

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PAPUADAILY –Indonesian Military Pamtas Task Force Soldier-PNG Infantry Battalion 611/Awang Long provides health services to Papuans at the border of Sota District, Merauke Regency. The Commander of the RI-PNG Pamtas Task Force Battalion 611/Awang Long Lt. Col. Inf. Albert Frantesca said that the TNI task force was not only tasked with maintaining the sovereignty of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia at the border, but also had to carry out territorial duties.

“Located in Sota District, Merauke Regency, Pos Kout (Sota) of the Indonesian Pamtas Task Force-PNG Infantry Battalion 611/Awang Long chaired by Serda Gusti Wijaya carried out health services to residents assisted by Ananda Steve Melky who suffered from high fever,” said Albert, Saturday (10/10). 7/2021).

Albert said the activity was a form of concern and responsiveness in helping the inmates who submitted reports to Pos Kout Sota.

“With reports from our assisted residents, with a ready response, the Battalion 611/Awang Long Task Force can overcome and help the difficulties of our fostered people,” said Albert.

Residents at the RI-PNG border, Steve Melki expressed his appreciation for the assistance of the TNI Task Force to him. “I thank you very much to the Battalion 611/Awang Long Task Force, especially the Kout Sota Post for the services provided to him personally, once I say thank you,” said Melky.