President seeks HMI’s readiness to pioneer country’s progress

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Association of Islamic Students (HMI) should be ready to become the pioneer of the country’s progress to make Indonesia advanced and prosperous, according to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi).

President Jokowi made the statement in his virtual remarks from the State Palace, Jakarta, during the inauguration of the 2021 Islamic Student Association (HMI) Congress on Wednesday.

"The HMI must be ready to become a pioneer of national progress that will lead our country to become increasingly respected and more advanced and prosperous," President Jokowi noted.

The head of state believes that the HMI can become the engine to drive the nation's progress and become more actively involved in preparing and creating superior human resources and future leaders to take the country forward.

Highlighting HMI’s huge potential, the president believes it should be able to realize the great ideals of the founders to harmonize Islam and the true essence of being Indonesian with the spirit of renewal, strengthen national unity amid diversity, and become a pillar of support for national integration.

Source: Antara News

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