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Anies slams red tape in pandemic fight

  • Ardila Syakriah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, April 6 2020   /  12:04 am
Just married : Rizki (second right) signs the marriage papers after marrying Mutiara (right) at the Gambir Religious Affairs Office (KUA) in Central Jakarta on Sunday. The Religious Affairs Ministry has issued a COVID-19 protocol on akad nikah (Islamic wedding) ceremonies that limits the number of attendees and makes it compulsory to wear masks and gloves. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)(second right) signs the marriage papers after marrying Mutiara (right) at the Gambir Religious Affairs Office (KUA) in Central Jakarta on Sunday. The Religious Affairs Ministry has issued a COVID-19 protocol on akad nikah (Islamic wedding) ceremonies that limits the number of attendees and makes it compulsory to wear masks and gloves. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

Just married : Rizki (second right) signs the marriage papers after marrying Mutiara (right) at the Gambir Religious Affairs Office (KUA) in Central Jakarta on Sunday. The Religious Affairs Ministry has issued a COVID-19 protocol on akad nikah (Islamic wedding) ceremonies that limits the number of attendees and makes it compulsory to wear masks and gloves. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has accused the central government of stonewalling his efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus by issuing a ministerial regulation that prevents him from directly imposing stricter measures to limit people’s mobility.

Under pressure to control rising case numbers and fatalities in the capital, Anies strongly criticized the Health Ministry’s new guidelines on large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) that include an assessment process and show “no sense of urgency...