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PTPP Sukseskan Kirab Obar Asian Games 2018 di Sumatera Selatan
07 August 2018

PTPP Succeeds in the 2018 Asian Games Torch Relay in South Sumatra

PT PP (Persero) Tbk, one of the leading construction and investment companies in Indonesia (the "Company") participated in the successful torch relay activities of the 2018 Asian Games held in 2 (two) districts in South Sumatera, namely Musi Banyuasin on Sunday (05/08) and Prabumulih on Monday (06/08).

The flaming procession of the 2018 Asian Games in Musi Banyuasin on Sunday (05/06), began with the reception of fire by the Regional Secretary of Musi Banyuasin District Apriyadi at Griya Pramuka, continued relay before reaching the end point in the Musi Banyuasin District Regent's Office.

On this occasion, the Company sent its representative as torch bearer, Ahmad Ghoni, Site Engineering Manager of the General Flat of Jakabaring Palembang Athletes to bring the 2018 Asian Games torch directly before being handed over to the Musi Banyuasin Andes Purwanti Police Chief.

The next implementation of the Torch Relay of the 2018 Asian Games was centered in the city of Prabumulih on Monday (06/06) which was attended by temporary Mayor of Prabumulih Richard Cahyadi, Chairman of DPRD Prabumulih Ahmad Palo, Head of Kejari Prabumulih M. Husein Admaja, Chairperson of Prabumulih Said Husen Court, Prabumulih Tito Travolta Hutauruk Police Chief, Dandim 0404 / Muara Enim Lieutenant Colonel Inf Teadi Aulia and Director of Corporate Finance & Human Capital of the Company Agus Purbianto. In the city of Pabumulih, the Company sent its representative Daru Susanto as a Project Manager of the General Flat of the Asian Games Athlete as the 10th torch bearer who brought the flame of the Asian Games torch directly to be handed over to temporary Mayor of Prabumulih Richard Cahyadi.

Director of the Company's Finance & Human Capital Agus Purbianto said this activity was an honor for the Company which has become part of the second largest sporting event after the Olympics.

The Torch Relay of the 2018 Asian Games began with the taking of eternal fire in India on July 15, 2018. The fire was then put together with eternal fire from Mrapen, Central Java, July 18, 2018 at Prambanan Temple. After that, the torch flame was brought by representatives from the regions, sponsors and committees in 18 provinces and 54 cities in Indonesia.

In addition to the torch relay support of the 2018 Asian Games, the Company has also completed the construction of the match venue and supporting facilities, namely the Bung Karno Jakarta and General Public Training Facility Facilities for the Palembang Jakabaring Athletes.

The Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta Training Facility located on Jalan Asia Afrika Jakarta is an 8-storey building with multisport field facilities (basketball, volleyball, badminton), gym area and joint training, diffable facilities and sky garden space while the General Rusun houses Palembang Jakabaring Athletes who located on Jalan Silaberanti, Jakabaring is a public flat facility of 2 (two) towers consisting of 198 studio types and 2 (two) bedroom 189 units with a capacity to reach 1000 athletes.