In a limited meeting on the development of preparations for the XVIII Asian Games at the Bogor Presidential Palace on Wednesday April 18, 2018, President Joko Widodo reminded the importance of publication of the activities to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in August.
“On the promotion side, for this Asian Games both in local and international media I see no significant movement yet, so I ask for this to be really paid attention,” said President.
According to him, ahead of this closer implementation, wide publication is important both in national and international media.
“It should be in such a close position that every two weeks there is (publication) for national and international media should be routinely held in order to promote the 18th Asian Games,” he said, as quoted from the release of the Deputy for Protocol, Press and Media of the Presidential Secretariat, Bey Machmudin.
In addition, the President also wants a report from the relevant ranks on other details such as preparation of transportation infrastructure, the location of the match, to the readiness of Indonesian athletes who will compete in the event.
“I would like to hear a detailed report on the preparation of both infrastructure, venue, and non-venue and technical preparation of the start of the opening ceremony, what the match is like until the closing, as well as the readiness of our athletes who will compete in the Asian Games to- 18, “he said.
For information, the Asian Games XVIII is planned to be held in Jakarta and Palembang on August 18, 2018 to September 2, 2018. The trust given to Indonesia to host the Asian Games this time is the second time after the Asian Games IV held in Jakarta in 1962