Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah) collaborated with PT Veritra Sentosa Internasional (PayTren). This collaboration was marked by the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) by Unsyiah Rector, Prof. Dr. Ir. Samsul Rizal, M.Eng, with President Director of PayTren, Hari Prabowo.
This activity was also witnessed by the founder and owner of PayTren, Ustaz Yusuf Mansur, at the AAC Dayan Dawood, Darussalam, Banda Aceh, Wednesday (2/6), which coincided with the graduation of 1,028 Unsyiah graduates.
Rector said, Unsyiah, together with PayTren agreed to work together in the field of developing and implementing electronic payment solutions with smart application-based. The implementation of this smart application-based electronic payment system includes mobile phone top ups, voucher games, digital advertising, bill payments, offline markets and merchants, shipping and logistics services, parking, transportation, campus, distribution of social assistance, and zakat.
In addition, Unsyiah and PayTren also agreed to conduct e-learning education and training, research and development in the field of electronic payments, as well as increasing human resources.
"We hope that this collaboration can have a positive impact on both parties, especially Unsyiah, so that this campus can produce graduates who are able to compete in the era of industrial revolution," said Samsul.
Meanwhile, Yusuf Mansur in front of thousands of graduates said, PayTren is a company running by Indonesian people, that continues to experience significant growth every year. The company will also open a branch in Banda Aceh in March 2019. It is targeted that 100 Unsyiah graduates will be involved in the development of the PayTren business in Banda Aceh.
"We will recruit 100 Unsyiah graduates to jointly build PayTren in Banda Aceh, so that this digital business is expected to expand widely throughout Aceh," he said.
Yusuf told the beginning of the establishment of the PayTren company in 2013 to make it easier for people to transact. He mentioned the main key to the development of this business is prayer and alms. In addition, PayTren also applies business strategies with a spiritual approach in theory and practice. This concept is what he offered to Unsyiah graduates to succeed in building careers. For that, he asked the graduates to be diligent in praying, praying at night, and giving charity to those in need. (Public Relations Unsyiah / Fer)