Presidential Staffer Encourages Youth to be Productive
Date 3 Oktober 2020
Presidential Staffer Billy Mambrasar as the Indonesian’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Ambassador encouraged the youth to become more productive in early age.
“The generation must be encouraged to be productive at young age, during their school years, so they can develop the entrepreneurial spirit,” Billy said when ensuring the Government’s effort in creating productive millennial at Darul Amin Islamic Boarding School in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, Friday (2/10).
He emphasized the importance of collaboration between education and business sectors to create student entrepreneurs.
In the meantime, Principal of Darul Amin Islamic Boarding School Abdul Mukti delivered his support for productive human resources development, particularly in food security through food estate program which was initiated by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.
“I fully support the President’s policies to encourage the citizens to be more productive, particularly the youth. The sectors of agriculture and fishery are practical for our students to develop their entrepreneurship during school years or after they graduate,” he stated.
He also expressed hope that Central and Regional Governments to synergize in preparing the students about entrepreneurship to develop life skill education.
Also on the same occasion, Head of Central Kalimantan’s Maritime and Fisheries Department, Darliansjah, stated that the department continues to support all groups, communities, and educational institutions to apply fish cultivation technology. The Department also provided aid in form of biofloc for fish farming.
Billy appreciated the aid given to the Islamic Boarding School and told that it can support productivity of the youth and also support the food estate program.
“The President always continue to encourage innovations in enhancing food security. We support the youth to be productive at very young age,” he added. (Presidential Staffer Office/UN)
Translated by : Rany Anjany
Reviewed by: Lulu Wuliarti