Sign MoU on Cooperation, PNL and BUPP KEK Arun Lhokseumawe Ready to Collaborate

Lhokseumawe - The Lhokseumawe State Polytechnic (PNL) and the Arun Lhokseumawe Special Economic Zone Development and Management Business Entity (BUPP) agreed to collaborate in the areas of student and lecturer research, laboratory accreditation, collaborative seminars, collaboration in teaching and learning activities, and work practices student field/internship.

The Director of PNL Ir signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalize this agreement. Rizal Syahyadi, ST. M.Eng.Sc and Director of BUPP KEK Arun Lhokseumawe Kasuma Indra, ST on Thursday (26/10/2022) at a hotel in Lhokseumawe.

In his remarks, Rizal Syahyadi expressed his gratitude and appreciation to BUPP KEK Arun Lhokseumawe for allowing the long-planned collaboration to be realized today.

Rizal ‘Didi’ Syahyadi added that the Arun Lhokseumawe SEZ needs to be certified, skilled, and professional workers to operate. To solve this problem, PNL has given its graduates a Certificate of Competence that serves as a companion certificate for diplomas.

"The Competency Certification Institute (LSP), which is accredited by the National Professional Certification Agency, has been providing Competency Certificates to PNL graduates since 2017 as part of their preparation (BNSP). To date, the PNL LSP has had 116 Assessors and 34 Schemes to support the proficiency of PNL graduates, "explained the Engineers Association Chairman. Indonesia, a city, called Lhokseumawe.

"Through this collaboration, we hope to continue to collaborate and collaborate with BUPP KEK Arun Lhokseumawe in carrying out various agreed programs to strengthen the world of vocational education," he explained.

Director of BUPP KEK Arun Lhokseumawe Kasuma Indra, ST, said Special Economic Zones would get various incentives and special facilities such as incentives for immigration convenience, goods traffic facilities, customs and excise incentives, tax incentives and ease of licensing.

KEK BUPP Arun Lhokseumawe is dedicated and eager to work with others to advance the field of education. The presence of PNL and other universities will significantly contribute to the Arun SEZ's long-term viability.

"Alhamdulillah, SEZ Arun has 14 business actors as of now, and we hope that it will continue to grow so that the economy will continue to grow and employment will increase," he said.

Kasuma Indra added until now the Central Government and the Aceh Government have continued to support the Arun Lhokseumawe SEZ. So that KEK Arun remains a National Strategic Project (PSN). Likewise with SOEs that continue to support and promote the Arun SEZ," he concluded.

Also present were KEK BUPP Management Arun Lhokseumawe Marketing Manager Umar Z Abidin, and Head of Public Relations A. Hamied Matsyah

And from PNL Management were present Sariyusda - Deputy Director for Planning, Cooperation and Information Systems, Muhammad Hatta - Coordinator of Public Relations and Cooperation, Hamdani - Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department (JTM), Secretary of JTM PNL, Head of Study Program in JTM PNL and Lecturer Staff JTM PNL.