Tahir Foundation held the 3rd Lifetime Achievement Award at Raffles Jakarta – Ciputra World 1, Jakarta, Wednesday (9/12/2015). The awards were given to Prof. Dr. Emil Salim (Former of Minister for The Environment), Ir. Ciputra (Entrepreneur), DR. Jakob Oetama (Kompas Founder), dan Yoseph Irwan Hidayat (CEO PT Sido Muncul). The awards were coupled with a gift of money in the amount of Rp. 1,000,000,000 (one billion rupiah) to each recipient.
Prof. Dr. Emil Salim received the award in beuracratic, Ir. Ciputra dan DR. Jakob Oetama in business leadership and Yoseph Irwan Hidayat in social work.
The award assessment was conducted by 7 jurors, namely Dato Sri Tahir, Hidayat Nur Wahid, Da’i Bachtiar, Komarudin Hidayat, Jusuf Wanandi, Todung Mulya Lubis, and Primus Dorimulu. Komarudin Hidayat explained that there are several criteria that the selection should be consider that these leaders are able to think and act beyond time, committed and consistent.
The awards ceremony was witnessed by figures on the various fields such as ministers, former ministers, businessmen to lawyers. Some figures such present as Chairman of DPD Irman Gusman, Home Affairs Tjahyo Kumolo, TNI chief Jend. Gatot Nurmantyo, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, former Trade Minister Rachmat Gobel, Former Minister of Transportation Gumelar and wife Linda Gumelar, and Mochtar Riady.