Pasar Murah Astra Sentuh 34 Provinsi di Indonesia

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Pasar Murah Astra Sentuh 34 Provinsi di Indonesia

Astra holds another Astra Cheap Market (Pasar Murah Astra) to ease the burden of the community in buying basic needs ahead of the Eid al-Fitr 1440 H.

Today (25/5), Astra Cheap Market is held at Minhajut Thullab Islamic Boarding School Banyuwangi, East Java, where at the same location there is also Astra Micro Waqf Bank in collaboration with Astra Group and Financial Services Authority (OJK). The Minhajut Thullab Islamic Boarding School Banyuwangi is one of 75 locations all over Indonesia where the Astra Cheap Market is held. Recipients of Astra Cheap Market packages are customers of Micro Waqf Bank and needy communities around the Islamic boarding school.

“This Astra Cheap Market activity has been routinely done since 2017 to ease the burden of the community in buying basic needs. It is in line with Astra’s aim to prosper with the nation,” said Chief of Corporate Affairs Astra Pongki Pamungkas.

The event is attended by Head of Sub Directorate of Business Potential, Directorate of Social, Individual, Family, and Institutional Community Empowerment of the Ministry of Social of Republic of Indonesia Latifah Ningrum, Chairman of Jember OJK Office Azilsyah Nurdin, Lead of Minhajut Thullab Islamic Boarding School K.H Fahrudin Mannan, and Deputy Head of Environment & Social Responsibility Astra Diah Suran.

In addition to the cheap market activity, there is also weekly Halaqah Akbar, Micro Waqf Bank, Khatamil Quran, donations for orphans and needy people, and breakfasting together.

This year, Astra Cheap Market is spread over 65 points in Indonesia during Ramadan and 10 points during year-end. Each point will be provided with 500 packages, so the total packages of this year are 37,500 packages

A package is sold for IDR 50,000 with the value of goods of IDR 100,000 containing basicnecessities, resulting in total distribution of 37,500 packages worth more than IDR 4 billion.

For further information, please contact:

Boy Kelana Soebroto
Head of Corporate Communications
PT Astra International Tbk
Ph. 021-508-43-888

About PT Astra International Tbk:

PT Astra International Tbk was established in 1957 in Jakarta as a general trading company under the name Astra International Inc. In 1990, for the purpose of the company’s initial public offering (IPO), the name of the company changed to PT Astra International Tbk, followed by listing its shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange under the ticker code ASII.

Astra has developed its business by implementing a business model based on synergies and diversification within seven business segments, consisting of: 1) Automotive, 2) Financial Services, 3) Heavy Equipment, Mining, Construction & Energy, 4) Agribusiness, 5) Infrastructure and Logistics, 6) Information Technology and 7) Property.

Astra conducts business operations in all parts of Indonesia under the management of 229 subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates, and is supported by 224,488 employees, as per March 2019.

As one of the national biggest group corporations at the moment, Astra has built its strong reputation through offering a range of high-quality products and services, with regard to the implementation of good corporate governance and environmental governance. Astra continually aspires to become a corporate citizen that is a pride of the nation, one who is actively involved in the national efforts to improve the welfare of the Indonesian people. To this end, Astra runs business activities by a balanced combination of the business’ commercial interests and non-business contributions through 9 foundations it nurtures, also through ongoing social responsibility programs focused on four basic areas: health, education, environment and small and medium enterprises development.

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