President Jokowi Hands Over Working Capital Assistance to 65 Recipients

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 24 Juli 2020
Category: News
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President Jokowi speaks before the recipients of Working Capital Assistance (BMK), at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java Province, Friday (24/7). (Photo by: PR/Ibrahim)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo handed over Working Capital Assistance (BMK) to 65 recipients at the Bogor Presidential Palace Courtyard, West Java Province, Friday (24/7).

On the occasion, President Jokowi stated that the current economic situation is not easy. “This because the COVID-19 pandemic has an impact on the economy, but not only you who are affected,” the President said.

According to the President, many entrepreneurs including micro, small, medium, and large entrepreneurs were also affected.

“This did not just happen to our country, Indonesia; 215 countries were all affected with similar conditions. In fact, many experiences worse than us,” the President said.

The President acknowledged that under the current circumstances, the turnover drops drastically due to the decrease in demand. However, he stated that according to the data, sinceJune it has gradually  increased.

“God willing, that in July, August, it will also rise even higher. So that soon, we will be in a normal position again, so that your turnover can also back to normal,” the President stated. (FID/EN)

 

 

Translated by: Fairuzzamani Inayatillah
Reviewed by: Mia M. Bonaedy

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