Freeport Becomes Sponsor for National Sports Week, Companies in Papua Asked to Participate

JAYAPURA - Freeport Indonesia Company officially became the sponsor of the National Sports Week (PON) XX Papua which will take place from 2 to 15 October 2021.

The cooperation agreement through the signing of an agreement between the Chairman of National Sports Week Committee, Yunus Wonda and vice president of Freeport Indonesia Company for Government Relations, Jonny Lingga, Monday (09/13/2021).

In the cooperation agreement, Freeport Indonesia Company is assisting with a cash fund of IDR 15 billion as well as bonuses for medal-winning Papuan athletes whose value has not been mentioned yet.

"We express our appreciation to Freeport Indonesia Company before the signing to succeed National Sports Week in Papua, "he explained.

Meanwhile, Vice President of Freeport Indonesia Company for Government Relations Jonny Lingga said his company is very committed to succeeding the implementation of National Sports Week since Papua Province was appointed as the host.

Freeport Company has built an athletic and basketball venue located in Mimika Sport Center by spending a budget of IDR 400 billion.

"For sure we are committed to succeeding National Sports Week in Papua, especially, the Kuala Kencana Freeport complex will be used as the location of marathon and fast-running athletics matches. And we are committed to succeeding this event, " he said. ***