Cooperatives Need to Coordinate with Gov’t Public Relations: Cooperative and SMEs Ministry
Cooperative can play an important role in national economy through coordination among governmental public relations, Expert Staff for the Ministry of Cooperative and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Teguh Budiono has said.
“Governmental public relations should disseminate information to the public about their program, as well as other ministries/institutions’ program,” Teguh said at the opening of Governmental Public Relations Coordination Board (Bakohumas) with the theme “5 Years of Cooperative Total Reform” at Grand Keisha Hotel, Sleman, Yogyakarta Special Region (DIY), Wednesday (9/10).
Previously, Head of Public Relations and Legal Advocacy for the Ministry of Cooperative and SMEs Darmono said that cooperative must be prepared to face changes and should change its mindset.
He further said the importance of carrying out three Cooperative Total Reform Programs, which include: 1. Reorientation, 2. Rehabilitation, 3. Development.
“The Bakohumas is expected to be able to show the success of cooperative total reform and define it as mutual success,” Darmono said.
The event was attended by 70 participants from Government Public Relations and cooperatives actors.
Also presented on the event, among others: 1. Head of DIY Cooperative and SMEs; 2. Cooperative Observer Suroto; 3. Cooperative Actor, Chairman of Student Cooperative (Kopma) of Gadjah Mada University (UGM) Ika Rizky Fauziah. (AIT / DID / ES)
Translated by: Syarifah Aisyah
Edited by: Estu Widyamurti/Yuyu Mulyani