Sultan Prohibits School Activities on the River – The Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY), Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, prohibits the activities of school students on the riverbank. The ranks of the provincial government (Pemprov) of Yogyakarta are asked to make rules regarding this matter.
“Earlier, I had conveyed it through BPBD DIY. I asked to issue a circular, during this rainy season, I ask school children, without seeing or community groups without seeing education, whether elementary, junior high, or high school, to avoid events or good program activities. school children, waiters, or any association to avoid by the river, “said Sri Sultan at SMP Negeri 1 Turi, Sleman Regency, Friday, February 21, 2020.
According to him, activities on the river are very dangerous, especially in the rainy season at this time. Sri Sultan emphasized that safety must take precedence.
Sultan Prohibits School Activities on the River
For the time being during the rainy season do not do activities in the river. That’s all. I don’t know, the reason is Sunday to clean the village, clean the river, and so on. Just postpone first. No need during the rainy season, he said.
The King of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Palace said that the increase in river discharge is difficult to predict. Moreover, river water discharge can increase if the highland area on Mount Merapi rains heavily. Bandar Ceme QQ
Even though it is not raining here, but if Merapi rains, then the run (flows) to the river must be, because it is closest to Merapi, surely the highest driving force, sliding power, he said.
Sri Sultan gave an example of the Code river in the city of Yogyakarta which experienced an increase in water discharge when the peak of Mount Merapi was raining. In fact, the city of Yogyakarta does not rain.
“We can’t calculate that. So it’s better to avoid having activities near the river, that’s all,” he said.
Sri Sultan had a chance to meet with teachers and students’ parents at Turi 1 Public Middle School. He expressed his condolences for the incident.
“These are middle school kids. It also happens to be the rainy season. So it should be dangerous near the river, let alone along the river. But whatever has happened,” he said.