Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster received an award as Person of The Year 2021 in the category of ‘Best Governor for Healthcare and Action Against The Pandemic’.
During an event that was hosted on Wednesday evening (24/11)Indonesian TV station, Metro TV selected 1 out of 8 Governors from 8 different provincial governments in Indonesia including Jakarta, West Java, Central Java, East Java, South East Sulawesi, Riau, Bangka Belitung and Jambi to appreciate their hard work in handling the Covid-19 pandemic in their areas.
Metro TV also granted awards to the other Governors in several different categories such as Best Governor for Inclusive Economic Growth, Best Governor for E-Gov & Digital Innovation, and Best Governor for Empowerment & Education. Additionally, Bali was considered as province with the highest rate of Covid-19 vaccine distribution among the other provinces.
Bali was considered to have the best prevention protocol implementation, the best partial lockdown implementation, the fastest CHSE (Clean, Health, Safety and Environment) certification and implemented strict punishment in prevention protocols including fines and deportation.
Koster said that this achievement was the result of the team work that was done by all the elements in the provincial government. “I really want to thank to the Head of Bali Military Officer IX/Udayana, The Head of Bali Police Department, Bali High Court and all the Village Officials across the island for their hard work to make this achievement possible.” Koster said.
Koster claims to have successfully supported the Bali economic sector by helping small local industries including Bali traditional liquor, Endek woven fabric, traditional salt industry as well as encouraging the people to utilize the local agricultural and marine products on the island.
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