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Another prestigious achievement has been reached by PT DAHANA (Persero). After successfully maintaining its excellent financial performance during the past five years and awarded with the title of ‘Very Good” by Infobank magazine, DAHANA received the Golden Trophy during the “9th Infobank BUMN Award 2018” event. PT DAHANA (Persero)’s President Director Budi Antono received the trophy and related certificate directly from Deputy Editor-in-chief of Infobank Karnoto Mohammad at Hotel Shangri-La, Jakarta, Wednesday, 26 September 2018.

Infobank is a national media specializing in analysis and financial strategy issues. During the process of judging for eligible state-owned enterprise for the “Very Good” title, Infobank, through its research bureau (Biro Research Infobank- Birl) conducted related research on state-owned enterprises’ financial performance. The research was focused on seven assessment items, namely risk management profile, GCG composite value, capital, asset quality, rentability, liquidity and, efficiency.

The awarding event started with a gala dinner, followed by an opening speech by Infobank magazine’s editir-in-chief Eko B. Supriyanto. During the speech, Eko conveyed that the award was an appreciation and support for state-owned enterprises for stronger competitive effort in the current global economic situation despite the less favourable condition.

“News on state-owned enterprises has mostly been bad, and therefore Infobank started this rewarding idea which serves a way for informing people that our state-owned enterprises have tried their best and deserve appreciation and encouragement to help them compete in the global level,” said Eko.

Deputy for Business Restructuring and Development, Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises, Aloysius Kiik Ro, said that, despite the unfavourable business atmosphere, state-owned enterprises have been able to maintain their financial performance and dedication to the people.

“In spite of this less favourable business situation, state-owned enterprises turned out to have been able to survive the hard times and maintain their performance. State-owned enterprises are present for the country,” added Eko.

PT DAHANA (Persero), as a state-owned enterprises in commercial and military explosive industry, apart from serving to gain profit for contribution to the state revenue, the Company also present itself as beneficial to the community. The Company provided community development programs such as establishment of Taman Canda (Reading Centre), power generation in Bandung regency and other community assistance activities (YQ)