Jakarta, TOPNews Indonesia –
Governor of Bali Wayan Koster claimed to have prepared a scheme to open the tourism sector in Bali specifically in the green zone or areas with minimal risk of transmission of the corona virus (Covid-19).
In the future, the tourism sector which has been opened will allow domestic and foreign tourists to visit these destinations.
“We together with the Minister formulated a green zone. And this green zone is a zone that will be allowed to be visited by domestic tourists as well as foreign tourists,” said Wayan in a mass vaccination event for tourism and transportation sector officers broadcast online through the YouTube channel, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia, Sunday (28/2).
Wayan explained that the acceleration of vaccination in Bali aims to revive the tourism sector, which has been paralyzed by the pandemic that has occurred almost a year in Indonesia.
He asked the Balinese people to support the vaccination program so that the tourism and economy sector on the Island of the Gods could gradually improve.
“In Bali Province, the tourism sector is one of the targets that we will accelerate in vaccination,” he said.
Wayan asked residents and tourism actors to no longer hesitate about the safety of the Covid-19 vaccine provided by the government. Because personally, Wayan had already received two doses of vaccine injections from a Chinese company, Sinovac, in January.
“Hopefully with this what the community hopes so far, we have been experiencing this pandemic for one year, it has been very burdensome, so we must support this vaccination program,” concluded Wayan.
Meanwhile, vaccination in Indonesia has entered its second phase. In the second phase, the government targets to inject as many as 26.1 million elderly and 17.5 public service officers.
The Ministry of Health has also determined the criteria for the group of public service workers who are recipients of this second phase vaccine. Those referred to include market traders, educators, religious leaders, representatives of the people, government officials and the state civil apparatus (ASN).
Then the security guard; tourism, hotel, and restaurant officers; public servants including Damkar officers, BPBD, BUMN, BUMD, BPJS, and heads of village apparatus. Furthermore, public transportation workers, athletes, to journalists or media workers.
(kha / fea)