REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- The Udayana Military Command and Bali's Police have deployed snipers at numerous sensitive areas to protect King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia while he vacations in Bali from March 4 to 9, 2017.
"We have given the troops special training and deployed them at certain points where undesirable incidents could happen," Udayana Military Commander Major General Kustanto Widiatmoko remarked after the show of joint security forces here, Friday.
The Bali Military, Police and the local government have deployed 2,500 personels to provide security to the king of the oil-rich country of Saudi Arabia, he revealed.
Earlier, Chief of the Bali Police Inspector General Petrus Golose stated in Denpasar, Wednesday, that over one thousand police officers would be deployed to guard King Salman.
"The Bali Police will deploy 878 officers apart from other personnel, with the total number reaching more than one thousand," Golose said.