Indonesia to ban air, sea travel till early June to prevent Ramadan exodus


Passengers line up at Senen Train Station in Jakarta on April 23 to request refunds for their purchased tickets. The Transportation Ministry will restrict all passenger travel starting on Aprill 24. - JP

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): The Transportation Ministry will restrict all passenger travel starting on Friday (April 24) as the government attempts to prevent citizens from participating in the annual Idul Fitri tradition of mudik (exodus) to curb the spread of Covid-19.

The ban will not apply to cargo transportation or to vehicles serving special purposes, such as ambulances and fire trucks.

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