PTBA Disburses IDR128 Billion to Build Sports Hall & Public Facilities in South Sumatra

PT Bukit Asam Tbk (PTBA) has allocated IDR128 billion funds to build new sports buildings, to repair the Jakabaring Sport City venue, and to support other public facilities and official vehicles in South Sumatra Province.

Supported and signed by the Governor of South Sumatra, Herman Deru, this fund allocation is included in PTBA's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. This Cooperation Program started in 2019 and will be complete in 2021.

There are 11 new stadiums or sports buildings with project values ​​ranging from IDR4 billion to IDR10 billion each.

The sports buildings are located in various districts or cities in South Sumatra; that is, Empat Lawang Regency, Pagar Alam City, East OKU Regency, Prabumulih City, Ogan Ilir Regency, Musi Rawas Regency and others.

PTBA allocated IDR4.82 billion of the CSR fund to improve sports facilities and venues in Jakabaring Sport City, consisting of athletic venue, aquatic venue, tennis court venue, GOR Ranau, and Jakabaring Sport City shelter.

In the health facilities sector, PTBA allocated IDR5 billion for the construction of an Emergency Room building and its equipment at the Siti Khodijah Islamic Hospital.

In addition to sports hall and public facilities, PTBA also provided fire fighting equipment, consisting of fire-fighting cars and vehicles, hoses and nozzles, jackets, helmets, and others, worth IDR4.9 billion to the South Sumatra Civil Service Police Unit.

PTBA also procured street corridor lights, fire fighting equipment for Palembang City, and some official vehicles.

PTBA Corporate Secretary Apollonius Andwie C explained that the IDR128 billion CSR program is a form of PTBA's commitment to building harmonious relationships in a sustainable environment and providing maximum benefits to the community.

South Sumatra Governor Herman Deru said that PTBA has been showing great commitment and contribution to South Sumatra development. "Hopefully it can continue in the future," he said.