President Reminds the Importance of Keeping Diversity in a Framework of Unity


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When receiving the Central and Regional Officers Al-Irsyad Al-Islamiyyah at the Presidential Palace of Bogor, West Java, this morning, President Joko Widodo conveyed that the harmony in the diversity of ethnic groups in Indonesia to the attention of other countries.

Indonesia with dozens of thousands of islands and hundreds of tribes are repeatedly told by the President to the leaders of the country who come to Indonesia. One of them is to the Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani.

"The number of tribes that are 714 is not a small amount," he said (Ashraf Ghani), carefully managing the diversity of religions, tribes, and the diversity of customs and culture in your country is not easy, "said the Head of State.

In Afghanistan there was a dispute which was caused by the split between tribes and up to now unfinished.

"At that time I took the liberty to invite groups in Afghanistan to come to Indonesia to see ukhuwah islamiyah and wathoniyah in Indonesia." Inshaa Allah on the 20th of this month will come to Indonesia, "he said.

Head of State said, many countries are trying to find out how our country is able to maintain the existing diversity into one in the frame of unity.

Therefore, the President who was accompanied by Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, advised all parties to maintain harmony in the midst of society.

"Do not let us be seen and emulated (other countries), but in the country is still noisy," he continued.

One of them is a matter of government regulations concerning community organizations that had been fussed. For the President, it is his duty to keep Pancasila as an ideology for the nation and state of Indonesia.

The founders of this nation also have agreed to make Pancasila as the nation's ideology.

"The agreement is final, if there is anti-Pancasila still disagree with the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI), I'm sorry our law clearly mention it," said President. (Hd / Rls)

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