Jayapura Ready to Greet SEA Games’ Torch Relay

28 Oktober, 2011 | Source: The Jakarta Post

Despite the current security situation in Papua, the city of Jayapura is set to welcome the SEA Games’ torch relay on Saturday.

Papua interim governor Syamsul Arief Rivai said on Thursday, as quoted by tempointeraktif.com, that he had called upon the public to welcome the torch in an orderly manner.

“People should welcome it enthusiastically,” he said.

The Indonesian Sports Council (KONI) would be responsible for hosting the torch relay in province’s capital city, Syamsul said.

Papua KONI head H.E Mackbon said that the council had discussed security measures with the Papuan government and security officials.

“We have prepared (the security arrangements), especially during the torch parade,” he said.


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