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Labuan Bajo Ready to Welcome 2023 ASEAN Summit Delegations


West Manggarai — Labuan Bajo is fully prepared to welcome all delegations to the 2023 ASEAN Summit, from infrastructure to security, which continues to be improved.

Some time ago, President Jokowi reviewed a number of preparations for the 42nd ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).

Accompanied by the First Lady, Iriana Joko Widodo, the number one person in Indonesia is monitoring a number of locations in Labuan Bajo which are planned to be used for several ASEAN Summit activities, namely the plenary room, retreat, to the spouse program.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs (Menlu), Retno Marsudi, who also accompanied Jokowi, said that the review of a number of preparations that had been carried out had proceeded properly.

“We are checking all preparations, both substance and non-substance, today in detail directly by the President and as of today we can say that all preparations are on the right track,” said Retno.

Readiness is not only in terms of infrastructure, but the Class II Immigration Office of TPI Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, NTT stated that supervision of foreigners needs to be improved.

“Supervision of foreigners during the preparatory period leading up to the ASEAN Summit needs to be improved, especially at the entry and exit of foreigners by air or sea,” said the Head of the Labuan Bajo Immigration Office, Jaya Mahendra.

Jaya Mahendra also added that Labuan Bahi has the potential to become a tourism location that will be visited by foreign tourists.

Therefore, according to him, it is very necessary to supervise foreigners, even from all sides, to anticipate possible unwanted events.

Meanwhile, Acting Head of Inteldakim Daily Section, Christian Prantigo stated that the ASEAN Summit would be attended by 11 ASEAN countries including the Secretary General of ASEAN, with an estimated number of delegates of up to 1,000 to 1,500 people.

Due to the large number of possible delegations arriving, it is very important to tighten immigration controls and improve coordination with all agencies.

“With such a large number of delegates, we need to tighten immigration control and improve coordination with all agencies,” he said.

The increase in security is to anticipate potential threats and disturbances.

“Related to anticipating crossings for foreigners or tendentious parties that could potentially pose a threat and disturbance, especially in the implementation of the ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo,” he concluded.

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