BKN Issues Circular on Civil Servant Inauguration, Oath/Pledge-taking Ceremony via Teleconference
Date 4 April 2020
The National Civil Service Agency (BKN) has issued Circular Number 10/SE/IV/2020 on Inauguration and Oath/Pledge-taking of Civil Servants or Oath/Pledge of Office though Electronic Media/ Teleconference During Emergency Disaster Status due to Coronavirus Pandemic.
Under the Circular which was signed electronically by Head of the BKN, Bima Haria Wibisana, on 2 April 2020, Government Institutions may conduct inauguration and oath/pledge-taking ceremony of the Civil Servants through electronic media or teleconference.
“The Circular is to serve as a guidance in administer oath/pledge-taking both for inauguration of civil servant candidate to become civil servant, and the inauguration and oath/pledge-taking ceremony for Administrator, Supervisor, Functional Position, or High-ranking Official during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Emergency Disaster Status,” Acting Head of Public Relations Division of the BKN, Paryono, said in a press release.
He went on to say that this Circular regulates the schedule, guests, and steps of the inauguration. In addition, it also regulates those must and may attend the event both physically and virtually.
Those physically attend the event must be limited and comply with the physical distancing measure and health protocols in handling COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Circular is formulated based on provisions of laws and regulations concerning inauguration and oath/pledge-taking ceremony. The Circular shall apply until Emergency Disaster Status due to Coronavirus Pandemic which was declared by the Government is lifted,” he concluded. (National Civil Service Agency PR/EN)
Translated by : Rany Anjany S
Reviewed by: Yuyu Mulyani