Police ready 176 electric cars to secure G20 summit

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – The National Police (Polri) has approved 176 electric vehicles, including 88 electric vehicles and 88 electric motorcycles, to secure the G20 summit to accelerate the use of battery electric vehicles. I’m ready.

“We will start with the implementation of security at the G20 summit. We have as many as 88 electric vehicles ready,” said National Police Commissioner Listyo Sigit Prabowo during Phase III here at the National Police Traffic Corps office on Thursday. Speaking at the ETLE launch event.

The G20 is an international forum where 19 countries and the EU work together to address major issues. Indonesia is chairing the group this year.

The G20 Summit is scheduled to take place in Bali on November 15-16, 2022.

The use of electric vehicles for G20 summit security is in line with Presidential Decree No. 7 of 2022 on the use of battery electric vehicles for official vehicles of central and local governments.

To this end, Prabowo reminded police of all ranks to ensure that preparations were carried out to the maximum, including battery checks in security enforcement at the G20 summit.

“It requires special training, so check it really well to make sure it works. The most important thing is to pay attention to the battery,” he said.

There are some special instructions from President Joko Widodo to the Chief of National Police. Specifically, prioritizing the gradual use of battery electric vehicles and formulating and establishing regulations and budgetary allocations.

Next, there are instructions for realizing an implementation program for the modification of official vehicles of the National Police, and for the registration, identification and modification of vehicle registration certificates (STNK), vehicle ownership documents (BPKB) and licenses. We provide a preferred scale service for A plate as a result of converting a fossil fuel vehicle into a battery electric vehicle.

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