Jakarta, MINA – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will build Prophet Museum in Indonesia, most likely is located in Indonesian Islamic International University in Depok, West Java.
“Thank Lord, thanks to the decision of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, DMI General Chairman, Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, and Syafruddin as Deputy Chairman have special trust to build Prophet Museum in Indonesia in the near future,” said Syafruddin through a written statement received by MINA on Friday, August 2.
Indonesia is also the first country outside of Arabian peninsula that will have Prophet Museum.
“It is certainly a matter of pride that they chose Indonesia as the first country to develop the Prophet Museum from 25 other countries in the world,” he said.
Syafruddin explained that it had been more than a year pioneering communication and explorations with the government of Saudi Arabia as well as Al-Salamu Ayyuha As-Salamu Museum Foundation.
“I have met them many times to explore and plan the construction of this museum. This is the second year that our relationship has been built, “Syafruddin said.
Because of this, DMI held a meeting yesterday with the Chairman of As-Salamu Museum Foundation Alayka Ayyuha An-Nabiyy, Abdullah Nassir to discuss various technical matters so that Museum of the Prophet could be realized soon.
“We discussed various technical matters to facilitate the construction of the Prophet Museum. It is planned that the MoU will be signed by Jusuf Kalla between September or October, “Syafruddin said.
According to him, the construction of the museum is under preparation and to be built this year. The location is most likely in Depok area of West Java, in a location with the International Islamic University of Indonesia.
“The decision to build the museum is left to Chairman of DMI Jusuf Kalla, who is also our parents,” he said.
Syafruddin explained that the Prophet Museum which will be built in Indonesia is a modern and complete museum with a sophisticated digital system or visual aids.
Besides this museum, it will also become the world’s latest religious tourism destination. (T/Sj/P2)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)