Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the near future will launch a smart phone application or smartphone to improve the service and protection of Indonesian citizens abroad. The applications namely Safe Travel is specifically aimed at the citizens who are visiting or traveling abroad. After going through a one-year trial process the app will be launched on 14 April 2018.
“To improve the service and protection of Indonesian citizens abroad, our product, namely Safe Travel, which is intended for the market segment is for the traveler. It combines between two applications that are responsible and fun. So, the motto is responsibly fun. This application have been tested for a year. Now, Alhamdulillah the application is ready in full version of Android and IOS. So, the full version on April 14 will be launched by Indonesian Foreign Minister,” said Director of Protection of Indonesian Citizens and Legal Entity. Lalu Muhammad Iqbal in his press conference on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 in Jakarta.
Lalu Muhammad Iqbal added to access the application Safe Travel, Indonesian citizens must register themselves using their e-mail account and social media. In general, the application consists of eight main features namely, country info, travel list, insurance, tips, appeal, services, fun facts, and galleries that will appear on the main page. In addition, the application also features a panic button and the closest Indonesian representative information required by Indonesian citizens in an emergency state. The Safe Travel application also allows its users to share the latest information in the countries they visit and communicate directly with other users and the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (VOI/Rezha/AHM)