Bogor Mayor Bima Arya Calls Erick Thohir Super Minister For Often Going To The Field
The atmosphere of the meeting of SOE Minister Erick Thohir (third from left) and Bogor Mayor Bima Arya (fourth from left) at Bogor City Hall, Saturday, September 11 evening. (Photo: Antara)

JAKARTA - Bogor Mayor Bima Arya named SOE Minister Erick Thohir as the Super Minister (Super Minister), namely the Minister who does not only talk about the concept of restructuring SOEs but goes directly to the field.

"Mr. Erick Thohir, who is accompanied by his staff, always helps what is needed in the region. Not only related to the pandemic, but also making other matters easier," said Bima Arya in an official statement obtained from the Bogor City Government, reported by Antara, Sunday, 12 September.

Previously, Erick Thohir handed over assistance from the BUMN For Indonesia Foundation to Bima Arya in the form of medical equipment which would be distributed to the Public Health Center for public health services.

According to Bima Arya, on this occasion, Erick Thohir came to Bogor City to hand over medical equipment assistance to Public Health Center in Bogor City.

"Imagine, someone with the level of a Cabinet Minister, comes directly to hand over his assistance to the Public Health Center. Thank you, Mr. Minister," he said.

Bima Arya expressed his appreciation for what Erick Thohir had done.

"The city of Bogor is very grateful to Mr. Erick Thohir who always goes directly to the field," he said.

On this occasion, Bima Arya also reported the number of active COVID-19 cases in Bogor City, which has now decreased significantly.

"Positive cases of COVID-19 in Bogor City are currently sloping," he said.

According to Bima Arya, the Head of the Bogor City Health Service submitted his report, that active COVID-19 cases have now dropped to 379 cases or 1.01 percent of the total positive cases in Bogor City, which are 37,271 cases. In fact, the addition of positive cases today, only two cases.

Bima added that although the positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Bogor had been sloping, the Minister of SOEs, Erick Thohir, reminded the residents of Bogor City, not to be careless to always implement health protocols.

"God willing, with collaboration from the central government, the Ministry of SOEs and the Bogor City Government, we can take anticipatory steps," he said.

Previously, SOE Minister Erick Thohir handed over aid, medical equipment to the Bogor City Government to be distributed to Puskesmas, in order to improve health services.

The medical equipment assistance provided by Erick Thohir included 10 units of oxygen concentrators, a number of medical equipment, and 25,000 medical masks. The medical equipment assistance was received by the Mayor of Bogor, at the Bogor City Hall, Saturday, September 11.

On the occasion of the visit, Erick Thohir conveyed a message to residents and the Bogor City Government to always implement strict health protocols, even though the positive cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia, including Bogor City, were under control.

"We must not be careless, we must continue to be vigilant by always implementing health protocols," he said.

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