Welcome Independence Anniversary, BTN Holds Cheap Market and Healthy Walk

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Sunday, August 13 2017 - 15:29 IWST

BTN Holds Cheap Market and Healthy Walk
BTN Holds Cheap Market and Healthy Walk

INDUSTRY.co.id - Gorontalo - Welcoming Indonesia's 72nd Anniversary of Independence, PT Bank Tabungan Negara (Persero) Tbk held a low-cost and healthy street market event. Healthy road event held at Gorontalo City Park, was greeted by over 6,000 participants who came from all over Gorontalo City.

The event was also enlivened with various entertainment events for residents of the city of Gorontalo. The activity is part of the program BUMN Present For the State proclaimed by the Ministry of SOEs.

The event was attended by Deputy Governor of Gorontalo Idris Rahim, Mayor of Gorontalo Marten Taha, Regent of Gorontalo Nelson Pomalingo.Acara also witnessed by Assistant Deputy of Financial Services Business Service Survey and Consultation II Ministry of BUMN, Wien Irwanto.

Healthy road events strengthen the sense of togetherness and cohesiveness between citizens and the government to get more people and harmonious, Bank BTN is proud to be able to facilitate the citizens and implement it in Gorontalo, said Director of Bank BTN, R.Mahelan Prabanta riksodi Gorontalo City (13/8/2017).

After passing the route 5 kilometers of healthy road, the participants can enjoy various entertainment, ranging from zumba gymnastics, entertainment events Ecko Show and Hip Hop Gorontalo and Kopdar or Local Comedy Community. As a form of appreciation to the healthy road participants, Bank BTN in cooperation with SOEs present in Gorontalo membagikandoorprizedengan total value of Rp 75 million in the form of motorcycles, mobile phones, TVs, refrigerators and so forth.

Not just entertainment, Bank BTN also provide social assistance by holding a cheap market. At least 1,500 less fortunate people who get a coupon from Bank BTN can get packages of basic foods containing 5 kg of rice, sugar and cooking oil equivalent of 2 liters each and tea bags. The basic food packages are sold to the recipients of the coupon at a price of Rp 25,000.

The proceeds from the sale of basic foods in the low-cost market will be donated for the construction of facilities and infrastructure of places of worship in Gorontalo Province, so the benefits can still be felt by the people of Gorontalo, Mahelan said.

The event of cheap and healthy street market is part of BUMN program Present for the State held by Bank BTN. The series of activities has been started since last April, including the Student Program knows the Nusantara (SMN). SMN was attended by 20 students of grade XI SMAN, SMKN and SLB selected to depart from Gorontalo on 23 July 2017 to Pontianak, and return to birth place on August 1, 2017. Besides SMN, Bank BTN also perform Veterans House Surgery which is realized for 15 Veteran houses in Gorontalo.

The peak will be, Bank BTN will hold a Flag Ceremony at Ampibi Aircraft Landing Museum in Iluta Village, Batuda'a Subdistrict, Gorontalo Regency.

This is a manifestation of our appreciation for the independence fighters from Gorontalo to realize the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia, said Mahelan. Soekarno Landing House was chosen because it is one of the witnesses of Soekarno's arrival in Gorontalo. The arrival of the first President of the Republic of Indonesia in Gorontalo became a reflection of the spirit of Soekarno to defend the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia.

Bank BTN consistently supports the BUMN Program Present for the State. In addition to the mandatory program, Bank BTN also has other social responsibility programs aimed at improving the welfare and independence of the community.

The BUMN social responsibility program that has been implemented by Bank BTN include the establishment of BUMN Creative House in a number of provinces in Indonesia, and Balai Ekonomi Desa (Balkondes) in Borobudur, Central Java.

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