Main Auditorium, UIN News Online – UIN Jakarta hosts a talk show focusing on harmony in diversity. This talk show is jointly organized by Jakarta Military Command (Kodam) Jayakarta, Wijayakrama military command post (Korem), and Tangerang Military Command (Kodim) on Thursday (07/26/2018), at Harun Nasution Auditorium, campus I of UIN Jakarta.

Present in the event, Rector of UIN Jakarta Prof Dr Dede Rosyada MA, Vice Rector of Student Affairs Prof Dr Yusran Razak MA, Danrem Wijayakrama Colonel Kav Agustinus Purboyo, Tangerang Metro Police Chief Kombes Pol Herry Kurniawan, Dandim Tangerang Lieutenant Colonel MI Gogor AA and Police Chief Tangsel AKBP Fredy Irawan. Also present as keynote speaker, Chief of Staff of Kodam (Kasdam) Jayakarta Brig. Gen. Suharyanto, representing Commander of Kodam Jayakarta Maj. Gen. Jony Supriyanto.

Kasdam Jayakarta Suharyanto on his speech said he diversity of Indonesia is like a double-edged sword, it could be one of the advantages, but it can also be a cause of disintegration.

“In the 2019 presidential election, there must be an escalation of groups carrying certain ideas by exploiting the politics of identity by justifying one group and blaming the other. It not only hurt the democratic process, but also greatly threatens the harmony of the nation,” said Kasdam.

Therefore, Suharyanto invites all elements, including the students to realize the harmony in diversity for the sake of NKRI.

In the same place, Rector of UIN Jakarta Dede Rosyada revealed that UIN Jakarta is committed to maintain and encourage harmonization among elements of the nation.  “As an inclusive campus, UIN Jakarta accepts students regardless of their religious background. This is evidenced by the number of non-Muslim students who study at UIN Jakarta,” said Dede. (usa).

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