President Joko Widodo or Jokowi reviewed the implementation of the Covid-19 mass vaccination for banking and capital market players at the Indonesia Stock Exchange, Jakarta, Wednesday (31/3/2021). He hopes that with this mass vaccination, the Indonesian economy can recover and return to normal.
“With this, we hope activities in the capital market, our banking activities protected from contracting Covid exposure,” said Jokowi after reviewing vaccinations as broadcast on the Presidential Secretariat Youtube.
“We hope everything will run normally after vaccination will run normally,” he continued.
He said that the main drivers of Indonesia’s economy are consumption, investment, exports and imports. Meanwhile, banking and the capital market play an important role in driving the national economy.
For this reason, the government gives priority to banking and capital market players to participate in the Covid-19 vaccination. In particular, those who work directly serve the community and customers.
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“Whether it’s customer service serving customers or tellers who also serve the community. This is first priority,” Jokowi explained.
Vaccination program in Indonesia started in January 13, 2021; where Jokowi was the first person injected with the Sinovac vaccine. In the initial stage, vaccination is prioritized for 1.5 million health workers.
Furthermore, the second phase of Covid-19 vaccination given to public service officers and elderly people (seniors) over 60 years of age. The public service officers in question are damkar, BPBD, BUMN, BUMD, BPJS, head or village officials.
In addition to public service officers and the elderly; the government also prioritizes Covid-19 vaccination for market traders, educators (teachers, lecturers, educators), religious leaders; and extension agents in this second phase. Then, representatives of the people, government officials; and civil servants, security officers, tourism officers, hotels, restaurants, athletes and public transportation workers.