PANGKALPINANG - Commemorating the International Day of Disability, PT Timah Tbk together with the Foundation for the Development of Children with Disabilities of Pangkalpinang City held the peak event of the Commemoration of International Disability Day at the Foundation for the Development of Children with Disabilities Building, Friday (12/3/2021).
The celebration of Disability Day is a commitment of PT Timah Tbk's in providing equal rights for persons with disabilities. This is in line with the theme for the 2021 International Disability commemoration 'Leadership and Participation of Persons with Disabilities Towards an Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable World Order Post-Covid-19.
Head of Corporate Communications at PT Timah Tbk, Anggi Siahaan, said that the momentum for the commemoration of the Day of Disability is PT Timah's commitment to become an inclusive company that treat people with disabilities as equals.
Anggi said, PT Timah Tbk keep trying to be a disability-friendly company, this is shown by several office infrastructure that supports disability such as special lanes for disabilities.
“The company is committed to being a disability-friendly company, fulfilling the rights of persons with disabilities is a human right that must be a our concern together. Where to implement mining activities PT Timah Tbk really respects human rights which are in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)," said Anggi.
Not only that, PT Timah Tbk also provides opportunities for people with disabilities to work and have a career in the company. Currently, there are dozens of people with disabilities who have joined PT Timah Tbk and its subsidiaries.
“We provide opportunities for people with disabilities to work at PT Timah Tbk, behind every limitation there must be advantages. Currently, there are dozens of our employees who are disabled, they can work, have the same career opportunities as employees in general, “said Anggi.
In the future, he said, PT Timah Tbk will continue to synergize and collaborate with various stakeholders to create an inclusive environment that is friendly for people with disabilities. (**)