Chief Economic Minister Hands Over KUR Award

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 10 Agustus 2023
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The Handover of KUR Award for Provinces at Posbloc, Jakarta, Wednesday (08/09) (Photo by: PR of Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs)

Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs Wednesday (08/09) held the KUR Award for Provinces at Posbloc, Central Jakarta.

The award is an appreciation for provincial governments that have succeed in optimizing people’s business credit (KUR) program in 2022.

“The provincial governments have played a key role in facilitating KUR access for the people. With the full support from provincial governments, financial institutions, and business players, KUR distribution was effectively and efficiently carried out,” Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said in his remarks.

Through the award, Airlangga expressed hope that all regional leaders can actively contribute in collaborating various programs on the empowerment of MSMEs by expanding financing access.

“I also would like to express my gratitude for the MoU between provincial governments and Warteg Kharisma Bahari (a traditional food stall that specially serves Javanese food) that has almost a thousand outlets. A thousand outlets. Warteg serves as “one the pillars” to offer affordable food for residents in Greater Jakarta. It is my hope that Warteg Kharisma Bahari Association can optimize the limit for expanding the business. It is also my hope that the sale keeps increasing,” he added.

The awarded provincial governments are as follows:

  1. Provincial governments with the Best Strategy in Achieving KUR Distribution Target
  2. Central Java province
    2. East Java province
    3. Lampung province
  3. Provincial governments with the Best Innovation in Optimizing KUR Distribution
    West Java province
    2. South Sumatera province
    3. Bali province

(PR of Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs/UN) (AP/EP)

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