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Social Affairs Ministry and Commission VIII Distribute Masks and Vitamins in Central Java

Senin, 30-Agustus-2021 22:00

Social Affairs Ministry and Commission VIII Distribute Masks and Vitamins in Central Java
Foto : Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs
Social Affairs Ministry and Commission VIII Distribute Masks and Vitamins in Central Java
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SEMARANG, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Tri Rismaharini has instructed her staff to support efforts to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 by accelerating the delivery of aid packages in the form of masks and vitamins for people who cannot afford or those are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

"In the distribution of masks and vitamins on the ground, we are cooperating with social pillars, namely Karang Taruna (Youth Organization), and the aid are sent through PT Pos Logistics Indonesia," said the Minister of Social Affairs in front of the Aneka Bhakti Building, Salemba, Jakarta, in a statement received by Netralnews, on Monday (08/30/2021).

For 514 regencies/cities throughout Indonesia, 1,270 packages will be received, each containing 7 masks plus vitamins C, D and Zinc.

Following up on these instructions, the Ministry of Social Affairs, through the Social Service Office (Dinsos) of Central Java Province, together with Member of Commission VIII of the House of Representatives KH Bukhori Lc, MA, delivered aid packages of masks and vitamins for 35 districts/cities throughout Central Java.

The working visit of the House of Representatives Commission VIII to deliver masks and vitamins was welcomed by the Head of the Social Services Office of Central Java Province, Harso Susilo. He expressed gratitude for the assistance provided by the Ministry of Social Affairs.

"We thank you for the help of masks and vitamins. With this assistance, it is very useful for the people, especially the less fortunate. It is recognized that in that area it is not that people don't want to wear masks. But let alone buying masks, they are already having trouble eating," said Harso at the Office of the Social Service of Central Java Province.

After delivering the aid, Bukhori advised that the assistance provided was a form of the State be present in the community. The government, in this case the Ministry of Social Affairs, together with the House, is very concerned about preventing the spread of Covid-19.

"The assistance that has been submitted is a recommendation from the district/city, and returns to the people. Hopefully this assistance is useful and should not be measured by its value which is not large, but a form of concern from the House and the Ministry of Social Affairs," said Bukhori.

On the second day of his visit to Central Java, KH Bukhori Lc, accompanied by the Head of the Finance Section of the Directorate General of Social Empowerment of the Ministry of Social Affairs Setyo Budi, visited and handed over business assistance to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for the Melati Joint Business Group (KUBE) in Tandang Village, Tembalang District, Semarang City. .

KUBE Melati is a member of the frozen food MSME group at Sendangmulyo School. The social empowerment program assistance is IDR25 million which is expected to help, as well as become a stimulant to develop the frozen food business of KUBE Melati.

The event was attended by the Head of the Social Service Office of Semarang City, Semarang Regency, Kendal Regency and Salatiga City who symbolically represented all districts/cities that received 1,270 aid packages, as well as representatives from the Directorate of Individual, Family and Community Institutional Social Empowerment (Dit PSPKKM), government officials Village/Kelurahan, District Social Workers (TKSK), and Community Social Workers (PSM).

Reporter : turkhan
Editor : turkhan

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