President Jokowi Receives PB PMII

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 4 Februari 2017
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President Jokowi receives PB PMII at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Friday (3/2) afternoon. (Photo: PR/Jay)

President Jokowi receives PB PMII at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Friday (3/2) afternoon. (Photo: PR/Jay)

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo expected Indonesian Muslims to give example to the international community that Islam is a religion of peace that highly upholds ethics and protects minority.“The President hopes Indonesia could be a model of how Islam should be. Islam is a religion of peace, upholds good manners and ethics, as well as protects minority,” said the Chairman of Executive Board of Indonesian Muslim Students Movement (PB PMII) Aminuddin Ma’ruf, who, with other 25 people, were received by President Jokowi at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Friday (3/2) afternoon.

They came to invite the President to open the 19th Congress of PMII to be held in Palu, on 2 May 2017.

On that occasion, PB PMII also discussed a number of latest issues in Indonesia. The President also expressed his expectation to Indonesian Muslims, the students in particular, to work together with the Government to develop the Motherland.“The President expected supports from various parties to overcome our backwardness from other countries. It is the President’s concern,” Aminuddin Ma’ruf said.

On that occasion, the President was accompanied by Minister of State Secretary Pratikno.(FID/ES)(MMB/YM/Naster)

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