The Information & Documentation Manager (PID) of Defense Industry SOEs held a sharing session with the Central Information Commission (KIP). The meeting was held on Friday, 21 May 2021, at the Central KIP Office and was welcomed by Cecep Suryadi, the KIP Institutional Commissioner. This serves is one of the efforts of the Defense Industry SOEs to sustainably increase the level of public information disclosure.


In his remarks, Cecep Suryadi explained that there many SOEs  remained categorized as uninformative.


“There are still many SOEs that have not yet provided the company information required by the public. 85% of SOEs is categorized as uninformative, 6% is less informative, 7% is quite informative, and only 1% is categorized as informative,” explained Cecep Suryadi.


During the meeting with KIP, the PID of Defense Industry SOEs received some refreshment of knowledge on issues to be published to the public so that the public could monitor the performance and achievements of SOEs as corporate bodies belonging to the public.


Meanwhile, according to the PID representative of the Defense Industry SOEs, Adi Prastowo from PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero), in his remarks, said that the crucial point of this sharing with KIP is the necessity for fulfillment information disclosure to the public.


“Defense Industry SOEs can increase the level of public information disclosure and quality services,” said Adi Prastowo.


As a public company or SOEs are required to convey information about the company to the public, while s the national defense industry, the Defense Industry SOEs also have the obligation to keep some information about the company for the public use.


Therefore, the sharing session with KIP is considered to be highly beneficial to the Defense Industry SOEs in sorting out issues that should be disclosed to the public, without harming its existence as a defense industry. These internal improvement steps are part of readiness in welcoming the Defense Industry Holding which will be represented by PT Len Industri (Persero), PT Pindad (Persero), PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero), PT DAHANA (Persero) and PT Pal Indonesia (Persero).