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Juliari Batubara Wins Most Popular Minister Award on Digital Media 2020

Juliari Batubara Wins Most Popular Minister Award on Digital Media 2020 (kemensos)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Juliari P Batubara has won the award for Most Popular Minister in Digital Media category at the 2nd Indonesian Public Relations Award 2020.

Minister of Social Affairs Juliari expressed appreciation and gratitude for the award. Currently, almost all aspects of life are influenced by digital technology with a fast paced, massive character, and are connected to one another.

"I thank you for this award. This cannot be separated from the hard work of all levels of the Ministry of Social Affairs and the support of all communities. The AHI 2020 award, this is our motivation in the ranks of the Ministry of Social Affairs to continue to improve performance and service to the public," said the Minister of Social Affairs in Jakarta, on Thursday (11/26/2020).

Juliari said the digital era has increased the participation of all people in society.

"The public can now easily monitor and influences government policies. They also do not hesitate to express their hopes and input to the government. For this reason, as public servants, we are required to work hard and be responsive in meeting people's needs," he said.

The Indonesian Public Relations Award (AHI) 2020 is a competition for the performance of government public relations (GPR) in Ministries, Institutions, Local Governments, State-Owned Enterprises, Regional-Owned Enterprises, and other government-owned entities throughout Indonesia.

AHI 2020 is a barometer of the highest achievement of the performance of the department/bureau/public relations department/communication and information office. The overall award is based on the highest number of positive exposure assessments in online media.

Specifically for this category, Indonesian PR, in collaboration with KAZEE Digital Indonesia, has monitored the news of hundreds of ministries/institutions/local governments/BUMN/BUMD in 6,831 local online media, 904 national online media, and 2,218 international online media, and social media throughout the 1st semester of January- September 30, 2020.

Together with the Minister of Social Affairs, AHI 2020 also awarded the same title to Minister of Public Works and People's Housing Basuki Hadimulyono, Minister of SOE Erick Thohir, Minister of Education Nadiem Makarim, Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati, and Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama.