Wuling Donates 100,000 Non-Medical Masks to Covid-19 Task Force
Reinforcing Wuling’s Commitment for Indonesia to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
Jakarta, 22 April 2020 – Today, Wuling Motors (Wuling) gave another contribution to fighting against coronavirus in Indonesia, through its corporate social responsibility program called #WithWulingAgainstCorona, by donating 100,000 non-medical masks to Indonesian government through The National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB), which was appointed as the Covid-19 Disease Mitigation Acceleration Task Force. The donation was given symbolically by Wuling, represented by Bambang Sumitro as Human Resources Director Wuling Motors, to Logistics and Equipment Network Optimization Director of BNPB, Ibnu Asur, who represented Covid-19 Disease Mitigation Acceleration Task Force at Graha BNPB, East Jakarta.
“To reinforce Wuling’s commitment in Indonesia and driven by the spirit of ‘Drive For A Better Life’, we take a step further by donating these non-medical masks to BNPB as the task force to distribute to the people in need. In these difficult times, it is essential for us to help each other. Therefore, as a form of our concern, Wuling would like to contribute so that Indonesia would recover soon from this coronavirus pandemic,” said Bambang Sumitro.
In this opportunity, Wuling takes initiative to help the task force in preventing the spread of Covid-19 as well as keeping the health and safety of everyone who are involved by donating 100,000 non-medical masks. Moreover, BNPB will distribute the donation to those who need it in Indonesia.
Wuling’s move through donating to BNPB is welcomed positively by Logistics and Equipment Network Optimization Director of The National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB), Ibnu Asur. “We are grateful for Wuling's step in helping the task force's efforts against Covid-19 through the #WithWulingAgainstCorona activity. Hopefully, this step can inspire many parties to participate in breaking the chain of the corona virus in Indonesia.
Bambang Sumitro added, “We will keep doing our best, working together in synergy with others, especially BNPB to accelerate the Covid-19 mitigation in Indonesia. We hope that this donation would support BNPB in fighting against this global pandemic.”
About Wuling Motors
PT SGMW Motor Indonesia (Wuling Motors) was officially established in Indonesia on July 2017. The long-term commitment by the company was shown through the inauguration of the factory and 60 hectares Supplier Park in Cikarang, West Java. The first product from Wuling Motors, Confero series which was launched on August 2017, has received ICOTY 2017 award in the Small MPV category, ICOTY 2018 in Best Value for Money category by Mobilmotor magazine, and Rookie of The Year in OTOMOTIF AWARD 2018 version. Moreover, Cortez which was launched on February 2018 received Best Medium MPV award in ICOTY 2018 by Mobilmotor magazine, and Best Total Cost Ownership Medium MPV on the Gridoto Award 2019. Cortez CT also won Best Medium MPV on the Gridoto Award 2019 and Best of Medium MPV Gasoline in OTOMOTIF AWARD 2019 and 2020. Wuling Motors also presented its first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) product with Formo, which was introduced on November 2018. Wuling’s 4th product, Smart Technology SUV, Almaz, was launched on February 2019 and has received a number of awards. From the Apresiasi Inovasi 2019 in Technology category by Koran Sindo and Sindonews.com, Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Award 2019, FORWOT Car Of The Year 2019, and named as Car of The Year dan Best Medium SUV in Gridoto Award 2019 version. Wuling Motors committed to keep bringing products and services that are suitable with the needs of Indonesians.
About National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB)
BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency) was established on January 26, 2008. Through Law Number 24 Year 2007 BNPB has the function of coordinator, command, and implementation of natural and non-natural disaster management in a planned, integrated, and comprehensive manner. In dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak, President Joko Widodo appointed BNPB to be the Covid-19 Disease Mitigation Acceleration Task Force, with Doni Monardo, as the Chair of Covid-19 Disease Mitigation Acceleration Task Force to provide direction and strategy to the Governors, Regents and Mayors and all policy stakeholders in efforts to prevent the spread of covid-19 throughout Indonesia. Further information about BNPB can be accessed at official BNPB website.