Mataram, 29 Safar 1437/11 December 2015 (MINA) – The Association of Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals (ICMI) has to work hard in supporting Indonesian development especially Moslem’s human resources.
“ICMI has to work hard in developing Moslem’s community to become more advanced. Don’t let Muslims run left behind others communities,” said the Chairman of People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) of the Republic of Indonesia (RI) Zulkifli Hasan when delivering his speech at the 25th anniversary in Nusa Tenggara Barat’s (NTB) capital province Mataram, Friday.
Zulkifli explained, there are three significant challenges that must be overcome by Moslem’s intellectuals, the challenge of science, economy and power.
“The three challenges must be taken. Thus, Islam must unite to make them useful for universe,” said Zulkifly who is also become the Deputy Chairman of ICMI Board.
He hoped that the congress is not only to discuss the management turnover, but also discusses programs that could advance the nation.
The ICMI congress themed “Building Indonesia Dignity”, held at Lombok Raya Hotel, Mataram.
It will be held for three days and conducted in two places, Lombok Raya Hotel and University of Mataram (UNRAM)’s hall.
The congress participants are the central committee (Honorary Board, Advisory Board, Board of Experts and the Assembly of Board), the Autonomous National Level, Territorial Organization (Orwil) Board, Regional Organization (Orda) Board, Organizational Unit (orsat) Board and special guests. (L /P008/P006/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)