"They will consist of police, military, satpol pp officers, health officiers and transportation agency officers," National Police spokesperson Brigadier General Argo Yuwono said here on Friday, December 13, 2019.
The National Police will carry out the Candle Operation from December 23, 2019 to January 1, 2020. The law enforcement agency will coordinate with other stakeholders.
Argo explained that security personnel will guard tourist destinations and transportation infrastructures. He affirmed that the Candle Operation will become a humanitarian operation.
"It will be a humanitarian operation. Police and Military will deploy all of their resources," the spokesman remarked.
The government has guaranteed that this year’s Christmas and New Year celebrations (Nataru) will be safe and conducive. Some preparations are claimed to be done.
"We have prepared various measures from security, infrastructure, defense, transportation, fuel and intelligence," said Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security, (Menkopolhukam) Mahfud MD, Jakarta on Friday, December 13, 2019.