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Bali finalizes plans

  • Ni Komang Erviani

    THE JAKARTA POST

DENPASAR   /   Sat, January 17 2009   /  05:27 pm

The Bali provincial administration plans to install 1,000 CCTVs over the next five years to increase security on the island. Head of the Bali Nationhood, Political and Community Protection Office, Made Denayasa, said Thursday his office would begin installing the CCTVs in the island's main gateways such as the Gilimanuk ferry crossing and Benoa Port. Gilimanuk ferry crossing, at the western tip of the island, is the main entry point for migrant workers from Java. Benoa Port, which is used for fishing and trade, lies in southern Denpasar. He said the CCTVs would also be installed in the island's traditional fishing ports such as Pengambengan in Jembrana and Kedonganan in Badung. "In Bali there are many traditional ports that do not yet have proper security supervision and are prone to infiltration," Denayasa said. He said more CCTVs would be installed in strategic areas tha...