Bukit Asam Assistance for Sawahlunto in Coronavirus Pandemic
PT Bukit Asam Tbk (PTBA) is fully committed to
helping Sawahlunto City government and the community in handling of Corona
Virus or Covid-19 spread.
To support the Covid-19 Task Force and the local government in preventing Covid-19 spread in the community, financial assistance amounting to Rp257.5 million was submitted by the General Manager of PT Bukit Asam Tbk Ombilin Mining Unit, Yulfaizon to the Mayor of Sawahlunto, Deri Asta at the Sawahlunto Mayor's Office last Friday (17/4). This assistance is to be distributed to hospitals and people in need.
"Bukit Asam continues to provide utmost support to the Sawahlunto City Government and the community in preventing further spread of Covid-19," said Yulfaizon during press release Tuesday (4/21/2020).
Bukit Asam has provided 200 packages of basic needs to 200 underprivileged families in the previous Corporate Social Responsibility program. About 2 tons of rice, 800 kilograms of cooking oil, 800 kilograms of sugar, 400 kilograms of green beans, and transportation assistance were given to beneficiaries to meet the needs amid this pandemic.