20 Years of Reform, This Ministries Minister Jonan Runs Democracy in the Mining Sector

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, May 07 2018 - 01:00 IWST

Menteri Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral (ESDM) Ignasius Jonan
Menteri Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral (ESDM) Ignasius Jonan

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Meaning the age of 20 years of the birth of reforms that fall on May 21, 2018, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ignasius Jonan have a special stance in carrying out democratic values ​​in Indonesia, especially in the mining subsector.
Jonan describes, local community involvement in mining activities. "All mining activities, we ask not to forget the people around the mine" explained Jonan in Building PP Muhammadiyah Jakarta, Saturday (05/05/2018).
This is done Jonan for local communities have a sense of ownership (sense of ownership) of mining activities. Jonan does not want local people to not feel the usefulness of the activities that are in their territory. "If the sense of ownership is there it should democratic process runs," added Jonan.
Freeport, for example. Jonan asserted, the company must adjust the development of the times by not doing exclusive mining activities. "The political platform and social platform of Indonesian society have changed," explained Jonan.
Mining business actors should not be unilateral in determining business decisions. To that end, mining companies must involve workers to the community so that no party feels harmed.

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