Jakarta, Election Supervisory Body - Bawaslu member Fritz Edward Siregar said Indonesia could be an example of other countries related to the implementation of the COVID-19 preventive health protocol in the implementation of the 2020 Simultaneous Local Elections. for Electoral System (IFES), Thursday (2/7/2020).
"I see that Indonesia can be an example that can be studied by several countries regarding the protocols (health co-19) that we do," he said.
In the forum which was attended by several countries, Fritz said many things about the situation in the 2020 elections from the delay to resuming. Fritz said IFES considers the continuation of the stages of the 2020 elections is also the best choice.
"What IFES said happened to us. Problems in regulations, budget issues, including how to modify the implementation of the election and all that we have done," said the doctoral graduate of the University of New South Wales Australia.
Fritz views the difficulties experienced by Indonesia in dealing with the 2020 elections when the pandemic also experienced by other countries. "There are many challenges. Even so, by consolidating fellow organizers and the government is one of the keys to being able to succeed the 2020 elections," he said.
He stressed that the burden and responsibility of the election process should not be left to the organizer only. The burden and responsibility of this election according to him depend on the implementation of co-19 health protocol compliance.
"That is the responsibility of all, the regional government, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Health, the Task Force Covid-19, and the public to continue to comply with the existing process by complying with the COVID-19 protocol," he explained.
Translator: Ali Imron
Editor: Ranap THS
Photographer: Jaa Pradana