Riau Governor Receives 187,000 Masks from the Palm Oil Entrepreneurs Association (GAPKI)
PEKANBARU - The Riau Provincial Government (Pemprov) received 187, 000 aid in the form of masks from the Riau Branch of the Oil Palm Entrepreneurs Association (Gapki) to overcome the Covid-19 transmission in Riau Province.
The assistance was given directly by the Head of Gapki Riau Branch Lichwan Hartono and received by the Governor of Riau Syamsuar at the Balai Pauh Janggi Regional Building, Thursday (08/10/2020).
The governor said that on behalf of the people of Riau, we are grateful for this assistance. As for the number of 187, 000 masks, including 60, 000 masks from the Gapki Secretariat, 50, 000 masks from PT Smart Tbk, 45, 000 from PT Adei Plantation Industri, 20, 000 from PT Golden Riau Jaya, and 12, 000 from PT Guntung Idaman Nusa.
"Thank you, this assistance is very useful for health workers and the public in Riau Province to implement the Covid-19 health protocol, especially realizing public awareness of the importance of using masks, " he said.
Furthermore, the Governor said, this assistance was needed for the people of Riau in implementing health protocols to reduce the increase in Covid-19 patients in the condition of People without Symptoms (OTG) and to cure Covid-19 confirmed patients.
"Hopefully this assistance can help from the work of the Riau Province medical team friends in helping and working in hospitals in dealing with Covid-19 patients and helping the community to be able to implement health protocols, " he concluded. (***)