Tanjung Priok Port Authority (OP Priok) and Indonesian National Sport Commitee (KONI) commit to build synergy, following the KONI visit to OP Priok Office, today, Tuesday, September 24.
OP Priok Head Capt. Hermanta welcome the visit of Head of KONI Headquarter Leutenant General (retired) Marciano Norman and other KONI executive boards, including KONI General Secretary TB Ade Lukman, Head for Atlets Welfare Icuk Sugiarto, Vice Head for Institutional Relationship Rudolf Valintino Bey, and some other executive board.
Talking to the press on the sideline of the welcome event, Capt. Hermanta sent appreciation to KONI of its intention to build synergy and institutional relationship.
“In addition to build ‘silaturahmi’ (closer relationship), the KONI executive boards also want to know about the port condition and activities, thus they will know what aspects we address for synergy in the future,” he said.
Capt.Hermanta also underlined that its institution (OP Priok) would support any programs of KONI and encourage any port stakeholders including PT Pelindo II/IPC to support the national sport activities.
To KONI delegation, Capt Hermanta explained the role of OP as regulator and on behalf of government will play key role in guaranteeing the fluent flow of goods at this Indonesia’s busiest port.
Meanwhile, Marciano Norman called for port business stakeholders participation in supporting the national sport activities. He said, the KONI visit to OP Priok was meant to know the existing port condition and the plan for the future development.
“We need support from any parties, including the stakeholders of Tanjung Priok Port, for a better national sports performance,” he said.
“Sport is also one way to prove honor of a nation,” he added.
KONI Vice Head for Institutional Relationship Rudolf Valintino Bey added that KONI would intensify communication and strengthen synergy with OP Priok.
“This visit is a very strategic step in building suh synergy,” Rudolf, who is also President Director of PT Airin Logistic and Vice Chairman of Aptesindo, said.