POLDA Metro Jaya is still coordinating with the committee for the parade of MotoGP racers which President Joko Widodo will also participate in in Jakarta regarding the security mechanisms that will be implemented.
Head of Public Relations of Polda Metro Jaya Kombes Endra Zulpan said his party was also coordinating with the Presidential Security Forces (Paspampres) regarding the activity.
« We are still coordinating with the committee and Paspamres regarding the route to be used, » Zulpan said when contacted, Monday (14/3).
Zulpan said that his party could not reveal the number of personnel for security later. However, he said his party was ready to secure the parade.
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« The point is Polda Metro Jaya is ready to secure the activity, » he said.
It is known, the plan is that as many as 20 racers of various classes will parade in Jakarta, Wednesday (16/3). The Pertamina Mandalika Circuit will host the Grand Prix of Indonesia on March 18-20 after the world’s most prestigious motorcycle racing event has been absent for 25 years in Indonesia.
Before heading to the circuit on the southern coast of Lombok Island, big names such as Marc Marquez, Joan Mir, Francesco Bagnaia, Andrea Dovizioso, will bring MotoGP excitement to the capital in a procession that will start and end at the Merdeka Palace.
President Joko Widodo is scheduled to receive the world-class racers at the Palace before joining and riding in the procession with the stars. (OL-7)