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Head of Sumberagung Village Invites Communities to Support Investment Actors in Banyuwangi

TIMES BANYUANGI, BANYUWANGI – Vivin Agustin, Sumberagung Village Head, Kecamatan Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi, East Java, invite the public to support investors. This statement was made when dozens of Dusun Silirbaru residents, who call themselves ‘Conducive Sumberagung Concerned Citizens’, come to the local village office, Friday (10/2/2023).

“Investment is a government program. As a good society, we should support investment,said Vivin Agustin.

The presence of the residents was driven by Moh Imam Choirudin, Sutrisno, Dadang and Ali Mustofa to the Sumberagung Village Office, to request information about the signing of the collaboration between the village government and PT Bumi Suksesindo (PT BSI). The collaboration was signed by 5 village in Pesanggaran District at Kokoon Hotel Banyuwangi, on Monday, 19 December 2022 then.

Kades Vivin explained the background to the signing of the collective work agreement with PT BSI. Namely as a form of government responsibility to the community around the company. To ensure residents really benefit from the presence of investors in their area.

"So there are rights and obligations that become a joint commitment," he said.

Implementation of the MoU, Vivin said, is proof of the village government's commitment to fighting for rights to promote community welfare. And in collaboration with a subsidiary of PT Merdeka Copper Gold Tbk, not only carried out by the Sumberagung Village Government. But also acted 4 village in Pesanggaran District. Covering the village of Sarong, Cage, Pesanggaran and Sumbermulyo.

Convince the citizens, Vivin also explained that PT BSI, who are investors in the gold mining sector, has obtained official permission from the government.

Representatives of Dusun Silirbaru residents, Imam Choiruddin, hope that regarding the cooperation with PT BSI can be explained clearly. Therefore, he and other residents can participate in synergy in the implementation of Community Empowerment and Development programs (PPM) PT BSI.

“So that we understand better and can participate in synergy,He said.

Silirbaru Hamlet residents meeting, who call themselves 'Conducive Sumberagung Concerned Residents' with the Head of the Sumberagung Village, Vivin Agustin was also witnessed by the Village Consultative Council (BPD). Bhabinkamtibmas, Babinsa and representatives of Forpimka Pesanggaran.

As known, Sumberagung village area, Kecamatan Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi, East Java, is the investment location of PT BSI, as the holder of Production Operation Mining Business Permit (IUP ON) Gold and its Follower Minerals, Number 188/547/KEP/429.011/2012.

This subsidiary of PT Merdeka Copper Gold Tbk has also been declared a National Vital Object (Obvitnas) according to Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Decree No. 159.K/90/MEM/2020. This Domestic Investment Company or PMDN has production operations in Sumberagung Village, Kecamatan Pesanggaran, Banyuwangi.

As an investor, PT BSI continues to stick its commitment to the community. The PPM program or what is commonly called Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) continue to be disbursed by targeting four sectors, namely education, health, infrastructure development, and community economic empowerment.

Then don't be surprised, even though Sumberagung Village is in the outskirts, infrastructure development and the welfare of the local community continues to increase. (*)

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Editor : Wahyu Nurdiyanto