Three State-Owned Enterprises Held the Republic of Indonesia's Independence Day Ceremony in Lampung Tourism Destination

Commemorating the 74th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia, PT Bukit Asam Tbk together with PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) and PT Kawasan Berikat Nusantara (Persero) held Indonesian Independence Day ceremony at M Beach Kalianda, South Lampung, Saturday (08/17). Acting as Ceremony Inspector was PT Bukit Asam Tbk Director of Human Resources, Joko Pramono.

Starting at 08.00 WIB, the Republic of Indonesia Independence Day Commemoration Ceremony was attended by approximately 400 participants consisting of the management of the three SOEs, representatives of SOEs located in Lampung Province, local government, representatives of the Lampung community, as well as Siswa Mengenal Nusantara or Students Getting to Know the Archipelago from North Maluku.

This year’s ceremony was special because it was held at one of the tourist destination in South Lampung. M Beach, also known as Merak Belatung Beach or Embe Beach, was chosen as one of South Lampung's icons and was expected to be a tourism promotion for this area.

This ceremony was one of BUMN Hadir Untuk Negeri (BHUN) or State Owned Enterprises for the Country program series. With the theme "SDM Unggul Indonesia Maju", the commemoration ceremony of the 74th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia went solemnly and smoothly.

On that occasion, Bukit Asam, Brantas Abipraya, and Kawasan Berikat Nusantara, appointed as the Coordinator of BHUN Lampung Province, handed over a number of assistance in the form of basic needs for the people of Lampung. The assistance was handed over symbolically by Bukit Asam HR Director, Joko Pramono to the beneficiary representative. These included renovation assistance for 10 houses, clean water facilities, electrification for 50 households, 50 toilets, and student scholarships.

Besides ceremony, the commemoration of the Independence Day of Republic of Indonesia was also enlivened with various activities such as the 5KM Healthy Walk, several competitions, free medical treatment, exhibitions and free culinary. Located in the Kalianda Korpri Field, South Lampung, the 5KM Healthy Walk would be attended by around 4,000 participants consisting of Lampung people on Sunday (18/08).

Various kinds of competitions and prizes have been prepared to add to the excitement of this event. Moreover, various activities were also held at the Kalianda Korpri Field especially for the local people, including free medical checks and blood donations.

Also, there was exhibition of local SMEs and fostered partners of BUMN in Lampung. This activity was expected to serve as a promotion of SME products to the community to encourage the creation of job employments in Lampung.