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Asian Games committee to ensure smooth transportation of athletes

IANS  |  Jakarta 

The Committee of the Asian Games, INASGOC, says it will take measures to accelerate the movement of athletes from dormitories to sport venues during the continental sporting event to be held here in August-September.

of INASGOC, said on Monday that the committee would welcome thousands of policemen and personnel from the to manage traffic in order to accelerate the movement of the athletes, reports

Transport facilities such as toll roads, bus way and highways could be used for transporting the athletes, Purnomo said.

"Shoulders of roads could also be solution for passing through traffic jams quickly," he told a press conference.

The revealed at least a total of 1,500 policemen and personnel of the would take part in speeding up transport of the athleles.

"We will manage the traffic so that the athletes can arrive on time at sport venues. A total of 1,500 personnel will undertake traffic management," he said.

Indonesia's capital of witnesses traffic jams in several parts of the city during rush hour. is surrounded by four

Over 11,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries and region will come into and city, the provincial capital of South Sumatra, from August 18 to September 2 of this year to take part in events across 40 during the



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:34 IST