JAKARTA, July 13 (JDN.id) – Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) Sinar Mas is committed to support Indonesian government in hosting the 18th Asian Games, through campaign as well as financial supports and others, the firm said.
APP Sinar Mas is among the world’s largest pulp and paper companies.
The company has launched a one-minute video campaign, ‘Untukmu Indonesia’, or For You Indonesia, to support Indonesian athletes competing in Asia’s biggest sports event next month and allocated $4 million fund for facilities, a statement from the firm on Monday said.
“Many forms of support are given by APP Sinar Mas, which is in line with the government program to make the biggest Asia’s sports event successful,” CEO of APP, Suhendra Wiriadinta said as cited from the company’s statement.
Through the campaign, APP Sinar Mas encourages all Indonesians to support the event and Indonesian contingent as they have been training hard to give their best contributions for the country.
The financial support from the firm goes to several infrastructure projects to support the event such as the construction of volley ball arena in Palembang.
APP’s Sinar Dunia paper and Paseo tissues will become official products of Asian Games 2018.
“APP Sinar Mas also supports President Joko Widodo’s target to host Asian Games 2018, which will coincide with the peak of dry season, to be free of forest fire and smoke,” the company said.
Therefore, the firm has invested $3.8 million of special fund for forest fire preventive measures. It is out of the total budget for the same measures this year of $100 million.