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December 4th, 2017 by: Anto Mohsin

National Electricity Day: From “Electricity-Minded” Nation to “My Idea for PLN”

On 27 October 1960 President Sukarno delivered a speech commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of the National Electricity and Gas Day in Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta. At a time when Indonesia was still a young nation and only a handful of urban areas had electricity, Sukarno wished that the Indonesian people would be more “conscious of the…

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