BANDUNG – bank bjb has again shown its full support for COVID-19 pandemic recovery program that the government continues to implement. This time, support was given to National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) through the implementation of company assistance program.
Located at BNPB Office, Thursday (17/12/2020), bank bjb handed over assistance in the form of operational vehicles that can be used by BNPB, particularly to accelerate the prevention of COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia.
The handover of this assistance was done directly by Director of Consumer & Retail bank bjb Suartini and all the leaders of bank bjb who were also present to the Head of BNPB, Lt. General TNI Doni Monardo, accompanied by Deputy for Logistics and Equipment BNPB Prasinta Dewi and Head of Organization and Cooperation Law Bureau BNPB Zahermann Muabezi.
Director of Consumer & Retail of bank bjb Suartini said assistance support can be interpreted as a joint effort and a form of bank bjb concern for the surrounding environment, especially in the context of overcoming and controlling the threat of COVID-19 within the community.
"Talk about COVID-19, it’s certainly cannot be separated from the role of National Disaster Management Agency as a leading sector in handling the corona outbreak in Indonesia. Therefore, it is quite appropriate for bank bjb to provide support to BNPB. The assistance in the form of operational cars provided can be optimized by BNPB in assisting all elements of society," said Suartini.
This bank bjb assistance is also a form of company offerings in playing an active role to overcome the impact of the outbreak that has touched all levels of Indonesian society. The ultimate goal of this assistance program is to successfully control the spread of COVID-19 so that people can return to their normal activities.
bank bjb itself has collaborated with BNPB long before the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2020, bank bjb KC Daan Mogot signed a Consumer Credit Cooperation Agreement (PKS) with BNPB. Long before that, the financing synergy between bank bjb and BNPB has a long history in which the two have initiated collaborative steps since 2016 through an MoU on banking services between two parties.
In handling COVID-19, bank bjb previously distributed its reinforcements to BNPB. In mid-2020, bank bjb distributed aid to Task Force for COVID-19 Handling Acceleration in the form of a COVID-19 operational vehicle, 50 portable sink units and 10.000 medical masks.
The active role of bank bjb in helping the government dealing with COVID-19 which has been consistently shown by the company since the outbreak was first discovered in the country also earned the company an award from BNPB. For its proactive attitude, bank bjb is rewarded with awards in commemoration of Disaster Risk Reduction Month (PRB) which is regularly held every October.
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