InfoSAWIT, PALU - Group Astra distributed the helps for the victims of earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Central Sulawesi Province. The helps were food and drinks, including canned fish. The helps were distributed since 30 September 2018 and handed over throughProgram Nurani Astrain 13 regions.
“Hopefully, the helps are useful for our mourning brothers because of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala,” Dony Yoga Perdana, Director of Finance in Sulawesi, PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk (AAL) said in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Thursday (4/10/2018)
Besides AAL which is the subsidiary in Group Astra, the helps were given by other subsidiaries of PT Astra International Tbk., such as, FIF, United Tractors, TRAC, Sigap, Bank Permata, Astra Buana, ACC , and AHM. "The big family of Group Astra has deep condolences,” he said.
Yoga also mentioned that hopefully everything could recover fast and the business world could operate to develop Sulawesi, the province having good nature and full of potential to welfare and develop this nation.
In addition, PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk.,that operates in palm oil plantation has the same in West and Central Sulawesi. The company sent heavy tools from the plantation in Sulawesi (to help the recovery process and find the victims).
For information the earthquake within 7,4 SR make many buildings fall apart and it is assumed to squash many people. The officers and rescue men tried as maximal as they could to save the victims. It needs heavy tools to move the piles to evacuate them as soon as possible.
Besides the heavy tools, Group Astra gave the emergency needs, such as, generators, and lighting. The company would do its best as the concern of Astra to the mankind. To ease the coordination, the company also founded post in its branch office. (T2)