goodmorningpapua.com – A Vice President (Wapres), Ma’ruf Amin, encouraged the accelerated process of preparation and implementation of the three New Autonomous Regions (DOB) in Papua. Given that the new autonomous region law was ratified by the Indonesian House of Representatives on June 30, 2022.
This was revealed by the Vice President when chairing a coordination meeting with a number of ministers related to the welfare development of Papua and West Papua at the Vice President’s Palace, Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 6, Central Jakarta, yesterday.
The vice president urged ministries, institutions, and all related parties to arrange comprehensive steps, in particular to ensure conducive security to protect the public. In addition, the Vice President also requested that the use of Papua’s special autonomy funds be properly targeted so that development in Papua and West Papua can be carried out effectively.
“I urge all participants (meetings) to continue to coordinate to formulate and implement comprehensive steps to create conducive security in Papua and also speed up the process of preparation and implementation of the 3 new autonomous regions in Papua,” said the Vice President, quoted from his official statement, Thursday (28). /7/2022).
The Vice President also encouraged the creation of better measures to protect the community from all threats, minimize disruption to the preparation and implementation of regional expansion, and increase the effectiveness of development in Papua and West Papua.
“Including funds to be effective in realizing development that is felt by the community,” he added.
Regarding the special autonomy fund, the Vice President specifically urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to evaluate its use in Papua and West Papua so that it is truly targeted.
“The Minister of Home Affairs needs to evaluate it, so that it doesn’t disappear, (don’t let it) leave a mark on the community. Don’t let that happen,” said the Vice President.
The Vice President also reiterated the importance of formulating an appropriate security operation for Papua that is humanist, dynamic, anticipatory, and simultaneously with a territorial approach and still pays attention to law enforcement. “I think this is (the realm of) the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs,” he said.