President Jokowi Welcomes PP Parmusi at Merdeka Palace

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 25 September 2023
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General Chairman of PP Parmusi Usamah Hisyam gives a press statement after meeting with President Jokowi, on Monday (09/25), in Jakarta. (Photo: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Shally)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Monday (09/25) hosted members of the Central Board (PP) of the Indonesian Muslim Brotherhood (Parmusi) at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta.

During the meeting, the President asked Parmusi to help create a conducive situation ahead of the 2024 Simultaneous General Election.

“Mr President said that Parmusi should also help create situations and conditions that are conducive to the election administration in order to welcome the 2024 political year so that the elections can be held safely, peacefully, honestly and fairly on February 14th,” Parmusi General Chairman Usamah Hisyam said.

According to Usamah, PP Parmusi will organize the Parmusi National Jamboree on September 26-30 at Mount Gede Pangrango, Cianjur Regency, West Java during which the members will pray for the smooth running of the 2024 Simultaneous General Elections.

“God willing, Parmusi will pray tomorrow. All Islamic preachers throughout Indonesia will pray that this political year can proceed well without any obstacles and that citizens can vote according to their aspirations,” he said.

Usamah added that Parmusi also invited President Joko Widodo to attend the jamboree, which will be attended by around 500 Parmusi preachers from all over the country.”Thank God, President said earlier that ‘God willing. Minister of State Secretary will arrange for me to be present tomorrow at Mount Gede Pangrango’,” said Usamah.Joining the President during the meeting were Minister of State Secretary Pratikno and PP Parmusi officials, including General Chair of Dai’yat Parmusi Fahira Idris, Chairman of Parmusi Sharia Council KH. Abah Roudl Bahar, Head of Parmusi Education Division Prof. Husnan Bey Fananie, Head of Parmusi Economy Division Sheikh Mashoor, Head of Parmusi Religion Division Dr. KH. Bukhori Abdul Somad, as well as Secretary General of Parmusi Abdurrahman Sagaf. (DK/UN) (TM/EP)

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