TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Copper mining company Newmont Nusa Tenggara has granted Rp5.5 billion to support West Nusa Tenggara provincial polices activities to increase security and public order in the province.
Newmont Nusa Tenggaras General Manager for Social Responsibility and Government Relations, Rachmat Makassau, signed a cooperation agreement to this effect with Chief of the Nusa Tenggara Barat Provincial Police Brig. Gen. Umar Septono on Friday, September 4.
Makassau noted that the grant is aimed at increasing the existing synergy between both sides in creating a conducive situation and ensuring public order in the province.
"The cooperation agreement signed this time is a follow-up to the same agreement signed in 2012," he pointed out.
He expressed hope that the cooperation would be realized by maintaining security and public order, upholding the law, and protecting the public.
"Hopefully, the signing of the cooperation agreement, as a continuation of a similar cooperation, would benefit all sides, particularly the people of East Nusa Tenggara," he emphasized.
Newmont Nusa Tenggara is a copper and gold mining company operating under the work of contract of generation IV signed on December 2, 1986.
Since it became fully operational in Indonesia in 2000, Newmont has contributed Rp90 trillion to the state, including through tax and non-tax levies, royalties, employee salaries, purchase of domestic goods and services, and dividends for national shareholders.