BOGOR, NETRALNEWS.COM – President Director of PT Pegadaian (Persero) Sunarso delivered a public lecture entitled "Building a Just Indonesia Economy" at Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB) to commemorate Youth Pledge Day on Saturday (10/28/2017).
The “SOEs Go to IPB” event presented a number of high officials who deliver public lectures; Special Staff III Ministry of State Enterprises Devy Suradji, President Director of PT Pegadaian (Persero) Sunarso, President Director of Telkomsel Ririek Adrinsyah, Director of PLN Supangkat Iwan Santoso, and Head of Balai Pustaka, Fahrozi.
SOEs are development agents that continue to be the driving force and pillar of the government in running the development program priorities, Sunarso said in his speech, to realize the independence of the nation, public welfare, sustainability, equity and equality of economic development.
"As a state-owned company, SOEs continue to play an active role in realizing government programs that are in direct contact with improving the welfare of the community, such as the one-price fuel policy by PT Pertamina, the price cement program especially in eastern Indonesia executed by PT Semen Indonesia, inter-regional connectivity program, MSME empowerment, increased access to information and so on," Sunarso explained.
Furthermore, the President Director of Pegadaian who is also an alumnus of IPB said that Pegadaian as one of the SOEs engaged in the financial sector continues to play an active role in improving the financial literacy of the community and access to capital for MSME in all corners of the country.
"By the implementation of these programs, SOEs continue to contribute to the state in national economic development," he added.
The”SOEs Go to Campus" was conducted simultaneously in 28 universities in Indonesia to improve understanding and awareness of the youth on the condition as well as the strategic role of SOEs in national economic development.