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Strengthen and Link and Match, Government Encourages Industries to Develop Polytechnic

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In order to strengthen the link and match between the world of education and the industrial world, the government will encourage industries in the country to establish a Polytechnic.

Minister of Industry (Menperin) Airlangga Hartarto stated that if the vocational link and match is cooperation between industry and Vocational Schools (Vocational High Schools), as has been done so far. While the polytechnic, according to the Minister of Industry, yesterday several industries that built Polytechnics, such as Indorama.

They, continued the Minister of Industry, had made, then also the new groundbreaking yesterday was also Astra. "Well, of course we replicate such models elsewhere," Airlangga told reporters after attending the Limited Meeting at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (5/16) afternoon.

When asked whether there were incentives for industries that were willing to build a Polytechnic, Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto stated that if there was a need to build them, the government would facilitate them. One of them, added the Minister of Industry, is with tax facilities.

Minister of Industry said, after Astra and Indorama who built the Polytechnic, others will later follow after the tax incentive rules were issued. "We will report later," he said. (AIT / AGG / ES)

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