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INALUM Holds Virtual Competition in the Middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic

22 Sep 2020

In the COVID-19 pandemic situation and still in the series of commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero) held a virtual competition simultaneously around its working area, namely at the Batu Bara Regency Aluminium Smelting Plant and the Toba Regency Hydroelectric Power Plant. The virtual competition which was held in the 7-31 August 2020 period consisted of an English Speech Contest, a Photo & Video Competition, a Tiktok Challenge, a Singing Competition and a Gate Decorating Competition, which received considerable enthusiasm from residents of Batu Bara and Toba Regencies.

Ismail Midi, as the Head of INALUM's CSR Department, revealed the purpose of holding this virtual competition. "We are trying to keep inflating the spirit of independence even though Indonesia and the world are being hit by the COVID-19 epidemic. We hope that these activities will be able to generate creativity and the spirit of nationalism in the community around the company and the younger generation, especially as the nation's next generation," he said. Ismail.

On a separate occasion, Deputy Corporate Secretary of INALUM Mahyaruddin AR explained INALUM's commitment to contribute to filling Indonesia's Independence. "Through a virtual competition with the theme" Independence in a New Normal Era "INALUM shows its commitment to continue to fill independence by continuing to contribute to society and let us all pray that this COVID-19 can pass quickly and we can all carry on with normal activities again," said Mahyaruddin. .

One of the winners of the competition, the Village Head of Kuala Tanjung Usman, thanked INALUM. "Our residents are very enthusiastic in participating in all competitions organized by INALUM, we are grateful because among the 16 villages participating in the competition to decorate the gate, our village is the winner. Thank you to INALUM for continuing to carry out the competition even though in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all have to comply with this protocol to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Hopefully INALUM can continue to prosper and its operations run smoothly, "said Usman.

This virtual competition held by INALUM received great enthusiasm from the people of Batu Bara and Toba Regencies. This is shown by the photo competition which was attended by 55 participants, the video and tiktok competition which was attended by 164 participants, the English speech competition was attended by 20 participants and the singing competition was participated by 20 participants and the gate decoration competition which was attended by 16 villages.

Presentation of Prizes: Management of PT Inalum (Persero) represented by Jevi Amri (Head of the PLTA Administration Department), Tober G. Sidabutar (Manager of PLTA Community Empowerment), and Arfan Iqbal Harahap (Manager of PLTA Public Relations) presented prizes in the form of trophies, certificates and guidance money to the the winner of the Photo, Video and Singing Competition which was held virtually in order to commemorate and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia in Toba Regency