As a form of support to prevent the spread of the Corona virus (Covid-19) in the campus, the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) Aceh donated a number of masks to Syiah Kuala University. This mask was handed over directly by the Head of BNN Aceh Brigjen. Pol. Drs. Heru Pranoto, M.Sc to Unsyiah Rector Prof. Dr. Ir. Samsul Rizal, M.Eng in the Unsyiah Rector Mini Room. (Banda Aceh, 4/21/2020).
On that occasion, rector expressed his gratitude for the support of BNN Aceh for Unsyiah's efforts in dealing with this pandemic. The aid of masks like this, according to the rector, is very meaningful to break the chain of the Corona virus spread.
So far Unsyiah and BNN Aceh have long been cooperating. Especially in an effort to socialize the dangers of drugs among students. For this reason, Samsul hopes that today's meeting will further strengthen the relations between the two institutions.
"It's things like this that we want to continue to develop. Together educating students about the dangers of drugs, in order to realize our commitment to create a drug-free campus, "said the Rector.
Meanwhile Brigadier General Heru revealed that the corona outbreak was our common problem. All parties are supposed to support each other to break the chain of transmission of this virus, so that this outbreak can end soon.
Regarding this, the National Narcotics Agency in Aceh considered that Unsyiah as a tertiary institution had an important role in educating the community. Therefore, the National Narcotics Agency has intensified the movement to wear masks together in several cities, thereby increasing public awareness of the dangers of this virus.
"This pandemic also tests our mutual concern. So we hope that this kind of support can strengthen our enthusiasm in facing this epidemic, "he said.
In addition, Brigadier General Heru also promised to make a follow-up visit to Unsyiah to discuss various drug harm prevention programs. One of them is to establish an Anti-Narcotics Task Force in the campus environment.
Also present at this meeting was Vice Rector I Unsyiah Prof. Dr. Marwan, Vice Rector III Unsyiah Dr. Ir. Alfiansyah Yulianur BC, Vice Rector IV Unsyiah Dr. Hizir and other BNN Aceh officials.