Eid offers momentum to exercise self-control to prevent COVID-19

Eid offers momentum to exercise self-control to prevent COVID-19
DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan (center) speaks to Head of the Metro Jaya Regional Police Inspector General of Police Fadil Imran (left) and Commander of the Jaya Military Region Major General Army Dudung Abdurachman at the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout, Jakarta, on Wednesday (5/12/2021) night. Their presence aims to provide information on the situation during the takbiran night in the DKI Jakarta area and its surroundings, as well as to wish you a happy Eid. (ANTARA/Michael Siahaan)
Jakarta (ANTARA) - Eid al-Fitr offers the right momentum to practice self-control and refrain from traveling to prevent transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan stated.

"During fasting, we practice self-control, and now, it is time for us to practice it by refraining from gathering and staying in touch physically," Baswedan noted at the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout here on Wednesday night.

The governor lauded the residents of DKI Jakarta and its surroundings for refraining from traveling to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

Baswedan believes this approach as part of the efforts to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. He also did not hesitate to call them warriors.

"You are a fighter in the battle against COVID-19. Hence, we express our gratitude and appreciation," the 16th governor of DKI Jakarta stated.

On the same occasion, the governor also congratulated the people, who celebrated Eid al-Fitr.

"Minal aidin wal faizin. We are sorry physically and spiritually," the governor stated.

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