Local newswires, including Tempo, are reporting that the Bali provincial government has issued a request for schools and campuses on the island urging school management to conduct online schooling for one week. This comes as the region known as the ‘Island of the Gods’ will restrict areas in South Badung and South Denpasar during the G20 Summit.
The Bali governor’s circular states that a public activity restriction will be imposed to support the G20 event starting from November 12 – 17. Not only schools and campuses, but the governor has also asked offices in the area of Kuta, South Kuta, and South Denpasar to implement remote working.
Restrictions were also imposed on the use of the Bali Mandara toll road during November 12-17 as this access road will become the main route passed by the G20 delegate entourage. The governor also instructed the Badung Regent, Denpasar Mayor, and Tabanan Regent to carry out field supervision of community activities during the period of restriction, say Tempo.
The activity restrictions are intended to reduce traffic or traffic congestion in three Kuta and South Denpasar, which so far are densely packed areas with vehicles and often jam during working hours.