Inaugurate PNKT, Social Minister: No Giving Up for Karang Taruna
JAKARTA (2 March 2021) - The Indonesian Ministry of Social
Affairs supports and appreciates the strategic role of social pillars in
dealing with various social problems in society.
"The strength of the Youth Organization has entered the smallest alleys of society. We are sure that we can achieve the ideals of independence of the Indonesia, "said the Social Minister Tri Rismaharini accompanied by the Director General of Social Empowerment Edi Suharto when inaugurating the National Youth Organization (PNKT) for the 2020-2025 period at the Aneka Bhakti Building of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Salemba, Jakarta, Tuesday (2/3/2021).
"One of them is through efforts to prevent and overcome social problems in the community, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic," said the Social Minister.
The strategic role of Karang Taruna in developing pioneering
values is through strengthening in overcoming social problems, as well as
being the pioneer of community movements in building in their respective
Therefore, the Ministry of Social Affairs inaugurated and
confirmed the PNKT as an effort to improve, develop and advance the Youth
Organization to be more productive and conducive.
"Our fellows from Karang Taruna outside Java, make sure
that there is no giving up, no words of despair. Come together, we build a more
advanced country. Enjoy your duty on the Youth Organization, "said the Social
In the future, the Minister of Social Affairs hopes that
Karang Taruna will become a role model for all. Pandemics are not an excuse to be
complacent, but Karang Taruna continues to move forward in order to be able to
overcome social problems.
"In this world, nothing is impossible. If there is a
will there is a way. Like a lidi (a coconut bone leaf), if there is only one,
we cannot use it, but if they are many and tied, they wield tremendous
strength,” said the Social Minister
Present at the event were the Secretary General of the
Ministry of Social Affairs, the Inspector General of the Ministry of Social
Affairs, the Chairperson of the PNKT, the Chairperson of the MPKT (Youth Organization
Council), the Chairperson of the Community Social Workers Association (IPSM),
and the General Chairperson of the Indonesian National Council for Social
Public Relations Bureau
Ministry of Social Affairs