"We express our gratitude to all humanitarian fighters, to the health workers and volunteers, who have been fighting for a year," Rismaharini was quoted as saying during the Social Ministry’s press release on Wednesday.
The former Surabaya mayor admitted to managing the Emergency Hospital not being an easy task.
"We believe it is not easy to manage Wisma Atlet. However, through a spirit of mutual cooperation and togetherness, we can unite various backgrounds into one noble goal, which is for the sake of humanity," she emphasized.
Attendees at the one-year commemoration of the RSDC Wisma Atlet comprised 53 representatives of health workers and volunteers, who had worked for a year at the facility for handling the coronavirus infection.
Slogans, such as "Never Go Home Before Corona Disappears," were echoed during the event that was also attended by Head of the National Disaster Management Agency Lt Gen. Doni Monardo and Head of the Army Health Center as the coordinator of the RSDC Wisma Atlet Mayor General Army Dr Tubagus Ratmono.
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