Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia in Honor of the Late Buya Syafii Maarif at Gedhe Kauman Mosque, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Friday, May 27, 2022
Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un.
First of all, on behalf of myself, the nation, the state, I would like to express our deepest heartfelt condolences upon the passing of the late Buya Syafii Maarif on Friday, May 27, at 10.15 Western Indonesian Time this morning.
The late Buya Syafii Maarif is a teacher of the nation, and I have witnessed that he lived a humble life. He is the best cadre of Muhammadiyah organization who always gave his voice to diversity and tolerance among people of religions, and he kept mentioning the importance of Pancasila (the state ideology) to bring unity to the nation.
We belong to Allah and only to Him that we will return. Together, let us pray for the late Buya Syafii Maarif, and may Allah grant him the best place and forgive all his sins. Aamiin ya Rabbal Alamin (Allah, please accept our prayers).
Wassalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.