BANDUNG-West Java Provincial Government directly follow up the Presidential Decree (Presidential Decree) No. 14 of 2018 related to election day 2018 Election as a national holiday.
West Java Secretary Iwa Karniwa said that his side has made circular letter number 003.1 / 54 / Org about Election Day of Governor and Vice Governor, Regent and Vice Regent, Mayor and Vice Mayor 2018 as national holidays.
According to him, this letter has been distributed to the Regent / Mayor 27 Regency / City, heads of ministry offices / vertical agencies and all heads of the agency until the bureau chief in the West Java provincial government. "I have signed the letter and today it is also circulated," he said at Gedung Sate, Bandung, Monday (25/06/2018).
According to this circular letter in tune with the Presidential Decree where the determination of holiday in order to provide the widest opportunity to the people of West Java to exercise their voting rights. "The government also took the policy to be closed so civil servant can exercise the right to vote," he said.
It instructed the unit, regional organizational device which serves to provide direct services to the community such as hospitals, public health centers, telecommunications, electricity, drinking water, firefighters and others to organize picketing employees.
"The assignment of employees on the holiday is meant so that the service to the community keep running as it should," he said.
The letter also requests that local government agencies make arrangements and monitoring of the implementation of the national holiday and take measures to improve discipline with the provisions of legislation.
"We expect the political participation of the community to increase with the exclusion of voting day," he said. (Even)