Serpong, UIN NEWS Online – Minister of Religious Affairs RI Lukman Hakim Saifuddin officially opened the International Islamic Education EXPO (IIEE) 2017. The event which involves 100 schools and Islamic Higher Institutions (PTI), located at Hall Nusantara Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) -BSD City, Tangerang. The first opening of IIEE was very important by Minister of Religious Affairs (Menag) Lukman accompanied by Director General of Islamic Education Kamaruddin Amin.

As scheduled it took place during Tuesday-Friday (11/ 21-24/2017). Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin in his memories appreciate from the word, the title IIEE which became a promotion event as well as the gathering of all stakeholders, especially the manager of Islamic education in this country should be grateful.

“This is the first time held and I appreciate the massive to all parties who have succeeded IIEE 2017. Hopefully IIEE tonight went well also got a blessing from Allah,” he said.

Still according to Lukman, IIEE forum can be used by stakeholders to share experiences and help each other in creating quality Islamic education in Indonesia.

Kamaruddin Amir in his report mentions, IIEE became a historic moment in the course of Islamic education in Indonesia and the world. “There are several reasons why it is important to hold, one of the world’s Islamic societies crave for a peaceful Islamic education as it is imprinted in Indonesia. Indonesian Islamic Education is indeed worthy and worthy of being the destination of Islamic education in the world, “Kamaruddin said.

From the monitoring of NEWS UIN Online at the location is visible, after the opening ceremony, Menag together with the reviewing the location of IIEE 2017. A number of series of events participated in the opening of IIEE 2017, among them, Serpong Declaration, and the delivery of Smart Indonesian Card (KIP) to the students, and students.

For information, the opening of IIEE begins dance performances from Seulaweut Art Studio Student of State Islamic University (UIN) Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh who perform nicely and received a standing ovation from thousands of invitations that packed Hall Nusantara.

The event was then followed by the performance of the combined orchestra of MAN students from various regions such as Serpong and Yogyakarta. They performed the show with the title of Negeri Lima Cahaya. Then, the event hosted by Ali Zainal (Indonesian), Dr Like Raskova Octaberlina (English), and Rizal Mahfuzho (Arab), continued and crowded until 23.00 WIB. (usa-rs)

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