Cooperative of Islamic Financial Services (KJKS) called Mandiri Sejahtera (MS) 02 of Sungai Apit won an award of the Governor of Riau for the category as one of cooperatives that have obtained good achievements on provincial level of Riau for the year 2015. The award was presented by the governmental official and witnessed directly by Acting (Plt) Governor of Riau H Arsyadjuliandi Rachman to Chairman of KJKS MS 02 Mahyudin in front of the Governor Office of Riau on Tuesday (Sep1,2015).
This cooperative, which is under the patronage of EMP Malacca Strait SA (EMP MSSA), is one of 12 cooperatives that received the titles of category of the outstanding cooperatives in the province of Riau. The delivery of award was also followed by the event to commemorate the 68th National Cooperative Day dated on July 12, 2015.
KJKS MS 02 of Sungai Apit was awarded as cooperative with good achievement in Riau Province together with 11 other cooperatives after having competed more than 5,000 cooperatives throughout the province of Riau. In the year 2014, KJKS MS 02 also won an award for outstanding category of cooperative on the level of Siak Regency from the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs.
Acting Governor of Riau Arsyadjuliandi Rachman, as the inspector of ceremony when delivering a speech of Minister of Cooperatives and SMEs, said that cooperative is one of the nation’s economic fundamentals. With the strong growth of cooperatives in the country it is expected that the people’s economy can also be strengthened.
“We hope that in the future every cooperative in Riau will be more competitive and more advanced towards the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC),” he said. (*)
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