Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia at the Launching of Cash Assistance Program for Street Vendors and Small Stall Owners, 9 October 2021, in Malioboro Street, Special Region of Yogyakarta Province
Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh,
Sugeng enjang (good morning in Javanese),
May peace be upon us all.
Today, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Ngarso Dalem (the Sultan) Governor of Yogyakarta, ministers, Mayor of Yogyakarta, and I would like to launch cash assistance program for street vendors and small stall owners throughout Indonesia. One million street vendors and small stall owners will each receive Rp1.2 million of cash assistance.
Is it enough?
I think Rp1.2 million is enough for you and the program will commence in Malioboro, Yogyakarta.
That concludes my remarks on this auspicious occasion. By saying bismillahirrahmanirrahim, I declare cash assistance for street vendors and small stall owners is launched.
I thank you.
Wassalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh. (RAS/MMB)