PT Telkom Indonesia (Telkom) together with 13 SOEs simultaneously handed over 200,000 gifts of Ramadhan to 100 mosques in Jabodetabek on Tuesday (13/6). This activity is part of BUMN programs initiated by the Ministry of SOEs involving TelkomGroup, Angkasa Pura II, Bank BNI, Bank BRI, Bank Mandiri, Bank BTN, Jasamarga, Pelindo II, Pertamina, PGN, PLN, PT PP, Waskita Karya , And Wijaya Karya.
SOE Minister Rini M. Soemarno said that the Ramadan Gifts is aimed to help people who actually need it. "SOEs has become an integral part of the people of Indonesia and has contributed to build a country without exception. One of them is expressed with the activities of Bonding Ramadan Shares SOEs as a form of awareness of SOEs to help those in need during Ramadan this year, "said Rini.
Rini continued, "The momentum of Ramadan is a time to contemplate, to surrender, to serve and to help those in need. The Ramadhan Gift Sharing Activities of SOEs that have been implemented from year to year is one of the SOEs' commitment to attend the State, "continued Rini.
Each package of Ramadan Gifts distributed consists of basic ingredients including 5 Kg of Rice, 1 Kg of Sugar, Syrup, Soy, 2 Liter Rice, and Biscuits. Package of parcels is distributed through the local Family Council (DKM) in accordance with the data of zakat / infak / shodaqoh recipients owned by the board, so that the aid is expected to be distributed on target.
After delivering the gifts at Al Jami Al Amir Mosque, Gunung Sahari, Central Jakarta, Telkom President Director Alex J. Sinaga explained that this activity is done as a form of TelkomGroup commitment to give the best for the people of Indonesia. "Not only provide the best access and digital telecommunication services for the people of Indonesia, TelkomGroup also strives to be present in the midst of society, especially before Idul Fitri holiday like this, where the price of basic necessities jumped. TelkomGroup along with other SOEs are trying to help through the implementation of social programs such as the Cheap Market and BUMN Share Ramadan Gift, "said Alex.
Throughout Ramadhan and Idul Fitri this year, TelkomGroup is also implementing "TelkomGroup Berbagi" program which consists of Cheap Market activities, mosque renovation assistance, providing tools, and assistance to orphanages. The series of social activities are held during Safari Ramadhan TelkomGroup in 7 cities in Indonesia, namely Palembang, Jakarta, Bandung, Semarang, Surabaya, Balikpapan and Makassar. In addition, in the series of State-Owned Enterprises for the State, TelkomGroup also participated in activities Mudik Bareng BUMN with dispatch of 3,260 travelers through buses, ships, and aircraft.
Through the BUMN program Share Ramadan Gifts, SOEs are expected to help the need of the community, especially to meet the basic needs ahead of Idul Fitri.