THE Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy stated that there were around 30 million jobs in the tourism sector and the creative economy affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno said that the data was disclosed to me when talking with Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin recently, the Ministry of Tourism will oversee about 30 million jobs, the Minister of Health and the livelihoods of these friends have decreased drastically in this period. very difficult this.

“On the other hand, I assure the Minister of Health, Budi Gunadi, that business actors will work hard to innovate in implementing health protocols amidst the reopening of the tourism sector and the creative economy,” he said.

He said we would adapt so that the health protocol could break the chain of Covid-19 spread and we would rise, our economy saved millions of jobs. Previously, the closest target made by the Ministry of Tourism in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic was to ensure tourist attractions implemented health protocols properly.

“Tourism is very dependent on the health aspect. We cannot give grandiose targets. It must be realistic that we must prioritize safety. With this reality, the institution will not yet set a target for tourist visits in the short term,” Sandiaga noted.

He also said that the Ministry of Tourism is ready to coordinate with the policies of other agencies. This includes supporting the new regulations implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to oblige new foreigners to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days. [antaranews/photo special]