Commander of Marine Combat Force (Guspurla) of The Indonesian Navy's Second Fleet Command (Koarmada II) First Admiral of TNI Rahmat Eko Rahardjo said that KRI Ahmad Yani-351 came to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Kotabaru Health Agency as well as the Kotabaru Naval Base.
"This assistance is a form of concern of TNI-AL (Navy) for the community as well as medical personnel, so it can be used to accelerate the handling of COVID-19," he said.
In addition to carrying out operational duty and distributing PPE, Guspurla also has the duty to secure regional election (pilkada) held at the Navy bases.
"Alhamdulillah, the pilkada ran smoothly and successfully. Hopefully there will be no obstacles in the future," he said.
The Regional Secretary of Kotabaru H Said Akhmad expressed his gratitude for PPE assistance submitted by KRI Ahmad Yani-351.
"Hopefully this assistance will help to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kotabaru," he said.
Also attending the welcoming ceremony were the ranks of Leadership Communication Forum (Forkopimda) and the Kotabaru Health Agency.
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