During the signing of the collaboration between the Social Security Administering Body (BPJS) and the Team Indonesia, Erick Thohir appreciated the cooperation between the two institutions that would be mutually beneficial for both parties. The Chairperson of the 2018 Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) said that this cooperation would increase the focus of the athlete’s focus while competing to defend Indonesia.
The collaboration between BPJS and the Team Indonesia carried out on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at the BPJS Employment Building. The signing were witnessed by secretary of youth and sport minister, GatotSulistiantoroDewaBroto, BPJS Labor Council, Guntur Witjaksono, two of the Asian Games Ambassadors, PungkyAfriecia (volleyball athlete) and ArkiDikaniaWisnu (basketball player) and other invitees.
Quoted from liputan6.com, Erick Thohir said injury and accident factors were factors that could disrupt a sportsman’s career and even stop him. “Many athletes work and work with extraordinary things. Leaving his youth, his parents, when they devoted all their focus, had to stop because of injury or the worst, accident, “said the man who was also the Chair of the Indonesian Sports Committee (KOI).
Erick Thohiradded, the collaboration between the Indonesian Team and the BPJS is present because both had relatively similar missions. “This is what we take care of and we carry out the same mission. How the benefits of the BPJS Employment want to measure athletic figures and keep athletes ahead, “he said.