Surakarta Administration commenced a new partnership with Indonesian Urban Water Sanitation and Hygiene (IUWASH PLUS).

IUWASH PLUS is a sub organization of United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

IUWASH PLUS has 4 pillars of activities which are: behaviour, clean water, sanitation, funding.

Deputy Mayor of Surakarta, Achmad Purnomo conveyed the speech on behalf of Mayor FX Hadi Rudyatmo who couldn’t attend due to other important duty.

Purnomo said that public awareness about the importance of clean water is just as crucial if not more.

“There is one other thing that matters. The awareness of the society itself,” he said.

The partnership document between Surakarta Administration and IUWASH PLUS is also signed at the event.

The event itself was held at Sri Manganti Room at Surakarta City Hall from 10.00 to 12.00 Indonesia Western Time.