Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan and its partner Ahmad Riza Patria welcomed the work visit from the Army Chief of Staff (KSAD) Chief Comr. Gen. Andika Perkasa and Deputy National Police (Wakapolri) Chief Comr. Gen. Gatot Eddy Pramono at the City Hall, on Tuesday (8/18).
" We have a discussion about the steps being taken in Jakarta, including our big strategy to fight this diseases"
They came to find out more about the handling of COVID-19 outbreak in Jakarta. As we know, the KSAD also served as Deputy Chief of the 1st Executive Committee for Handling COVID-19 and National Economic Recovery and Deputy Chief Police also carried out duties as Deputy Chair of the 2nd Executive Committee for Handling COVID-19 and National Economic Recovery.
The governor explained the meeting was an evaluation effort that discussed the steps to handle the outbreak by the Jakarta Provincial Government from the start until now.
"We have a discussion about the steps being taken in Jakarta, including our big strategy to fight this diseases," he expressed, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release.
In the meeting, he also explained the city government dynamics, which continue to improve 3T (Testing, Tracing and Treatment) and intensify the 3M rules (Wearing a mask, Washing hands, Maintaining physical distancing) to the public.
"We also tell about the process from start to finish when we build this triple tandem, Masyarakat 3M and Pemerintah 3T. So it's together. Alhamdulillah, so far it's going well. Hopefully, in the future, we can implement it in various places, 3M and 3T for COVID-19 handling," he continued.
He also appreciated their visit, which is incorporated in COVID-19 Management Committee and National Economic Recovery as national attention form to Jakarta, as well as sharing experiences in a bid to control COVID-19 optimally.
"Thank you for giving us the opportunity to explain what we are doing and hopefully the cooperation that has been made can be even better in the future," he added.
In the meantime, KSAD Chief Comr. Gen. Andika Perkasa explained that his party was conducting orientation to areas in an effort to deal with the pandemic, as well as measures for the recovery of the national economy.
"We are still oriented. We have already visited the Central Java Governor and this time we visit the Jakarta Governor. The point is to get updates on handling COVID-19 and regional economic recovery. I'm sure that he (the governor) understands better and this is input for us to continue," he explained.