The 2023 ASEAN Summit will be held in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara. Preparations for the 2023 ASEAN Summit are being prepared to be even more perfect, including the security factor. The apparatus prepared for this event to be a success and no one disturbed it, either from individuals or groups.
Indonesia is the Chair of ASEAN and is also the organizer of the 2023 Summit. The Indonesian government will try to be a good host for the Summit because the success of the event will bring the good name of this country before the international community. This event will be attended by all representatives from ASEAN countries so it must be prepared as well as possible, including security.
Preparations have begun, one of which is mapping the security of the location. The NTT Regional Police Chief, Inspector General of Police Johni Asadoma asked all people of West Manggarai Regency, especially those in Labuan Bajo, to play an active role in creating a safe and conducive situation. He directly checked the readiness of a number of locations to be used at the 2023 ASEAN Summit.
According to Johni Asadoma, there will be 11 Heads of State and Secretary General of ASEAN countries attending. It is estimated that each head of state will bring an entourage of approximately 40-50 people, so security in Labuan Bajo will be strictly enforced.
The security factor is indeed very important because the ASEAN Summit is an international event. Officials support the 2023 ASEAN Summit and want this event to be a success. As security guards in Indonesia, the security forces want to show their best performance.
Security is getting tighter so that not only the ASEAN Summit delegates feel comfortable, but also local residents. They understand that this event is very important for the future of Indonesia. Therefore the people of Labuan Bajo support the ASEAN Summit and are proud that their area was chosen as the location for the international event.
The Indonesian people, especially the residents of Labuan Bajo, fully support the 2023 ASEAN Summit because it will be very beneficial, from an economic and tourism perspective. They also support the security forces on duty in NTT so that the implementation of the ASEAN Summit is 100% successful.
Security is indeed getting tighter so that there is no potential for chaos to occur, both before and when the 2023 ASEAN Summit is held. Do not let any rioters escape and enter the event venue , so that the security forces will be more stringent in guarding. This is not arrogance but a precaution so that the worst doesn’t happen.
To help with security, the apparatus is equipped with technology in the form of drones. The mini aircraft will fly in Labuan Bajo and its surroundings, and has a range of up to 3 KM. The drone is equipped with a camera, so it can be monitored where there is a crowd and must be disbanded. In addition, the camera can identify anyone who is included in the blacklist , aka criminals.
National Police Chief Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo said his party had instructed the Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimob) to be ready to carry out security with a special strategy for major events to be held in Indonesia this year. also have to prepare the security properly. The security for the 2023 ASEAN Summit is going well, by reflecting on the security measures for the G20 Summit.
In a sense, strict security is carried out so that no potential crime occurs. The 2023 ASEAN Summit must take place successfully because it will maintain Indonesia’s good name in the eyes of the international community. Therefore it is only natural that security is tightened and ordered directly by the Chief of Police.
Labuan Bajo residents also support securing the 2023 ASEAN Summit. They realize the importance of this event for Indonesia’s future. When there are many members of the Police and TNI on guard, it is considered normal because it is for security purposes.
Meanwhile, it will be the local NTT residents who will benefit from the holding of the 2023 ASEAN Summit. The area will be strictly guarded so that there is no potential for crime. In addition, Labuan Bajo will be better known thanks to the international media coverage that comes there. The impact is very good for the world of Indonesian tourism, especially in the eastern part.
Security for the 2023 ASEAN Summit has been tightened and the National Police Chief has ordered all members to be more diligent in their vigil. The ASEAN Summit is an international event so the security will be layered.
)* The author is a contributor to the Inti Media Institute