PEKANBARU, NNC - Bank Indonesia appealed to the public to immediately exchange rupiah banknotes from year 1998 and 1999, because the exchange deadline is only up to December 30, 2018.
"The rights of people to demand exchange for banknotes that have been revoked and withdrawn from circulation (will) not be valid since December 31, 2018," said Riau Province Coordination and Communication Policy Manager of Bank Indonesia (BI) Murdianto in Pekanbaru on Monday.
The exchange of banknotes can be done in all representative offices of BI at the operating hours at 09.00-12.00 GMT until the 30th of December this year.
"Please exchange the banknotes immediately," he said, reported by Antara on Monday (6/25/2018).
BI Regulation No 33 / PBI / 2018 revokes and withdraws four banknotes from circulation.
The notes are two IDR10,000 and IDR20,000 denominated in the year 1998, and two notes from 1999 notes of IDR50,000 and IDR100,000.
The IDR10,000 note has a picture of National Hero Cut Nyak Dien. While the IDR20,000 has a picture of National Hero Ki Hajar Dewantara.
IDR50,000 banknote has a picture of National Hero WR Soepratman and IDR100,000 has pictures of Soekarno and M Hatta. .