Head of Papua Transportation Office Recky Ambrauw ensured that 428 operational buses of PON XX 2021 will be installed Global Positioning System (GPS) to monitor the movement of vehicles when the national event is held.
This was conveyed by Recky in Jayapura, on one occasion, Wednesday (7/21/2021).
According to him, currently all operational buses consisting of micro buses and medium buses are already in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, and ready to be sent to Papua.
PON operational buses are scheduled to arrive in four clusters in September 2021.
"Later for the City and District of Jayapura approximately 300 buses will come, the rest are split to Merauke and Mimika districts," he explained.
As for PON operational bus drivers, he added, it will still be coordinated with the ministry of transportation. In a virtual meeting of the Governor with President Joko Widodo a few days ago, the regional head requested that the driver be recruited from Papua.
"Because the drivers will operate the bus up to the agenda of National Paralympic Week or Peparnas," he said.
Earlier, General Secretary of PON Committee, Elia Loupatty said PON operational buses of central government assistance will be distributed in four clusters of organizations. Namely Jayapura City, Jayapura Regency, Mimika and Merauke Regency.
Hundreds of buses will serve thousands of athletes and officials from all provinces in Indonesia, where the Jayapura City and District cluster gets the most rations according to the number of athletes and officials.