|First Marshall (Marsma) TNI Hesly Paat the Commander of the Air Force Base (Danlanud) Abdulrachman Saleh Air Force (Photo: Rino/PR UMM)|
The Opening of New Student Study Introduction (PESMABA) University of Muhamadiyah Malang (UMM) was officially opened. The opening ceremony of the pesmaba, Monday (2/8), wasstarted with a morning ceremonyat the Helipad UMM. The ceremony was attended by UMM Rector, Indonesian National Armed Forces units (TNI) Abdulrachman Saleh Air Force Malang and UMM Academic Community members.
First Marshal (Marsma) TNI Hesly Paatthe Commander of the Air Force Base (Danlanud) Air Force Abdulrachman Saleh, who was given the honorand chosen asthe ceremonial inspector at the opening ceremony ofPESMABA2019, he gave a national mandate to 7611 new students on how to instill a sense of unity as an Indonesian.
In his short speech, Commander Hesly gave a message to the new students to bemore independent and maturewhilestudying at the White Campus, UMM. "For example byalways bringing harmony, tolerance in a new place and social life, so that it can bring good name of the campus wherever they are," said Commander Hesly.
While commemorating the 74thIndependence (HUT) of the Republic of Indonesia (RI), Danlanud also became the inspector of the opening ceremony of Pesmaba. Hesly also reminds the studentsnotto forget the services of fallen heroes. "Sincea long time ago, they have instilled about how to bring the Indonesian Nationto harmonyin diversity and tolerance," Hesly said.
The Indonesian government is trying to regain the spirit of nationalism ofits citizens, especially the younger generation. "Although the development of the international world has eroded our sense of nationalism. The purpose of this effort is that Indonesia, as one of the countries in the world that has a plurality, will be sustainable in the future,” he said.
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Since the founding of the Indonesian nation, the founding fathers have laid down the fundamental principles of the state with the motto Bhinneka Tunggal Ika. The recent demonstration in Papua is a clear example of the importance of our upholding tolerance, diversity, and diversity, and prioritizing our dialogue of harmony, togetherness, maturity, and nationalism.
Therefore, Commander Hesly regretted the incident and on the other hand was also proud, because of UMM as a campus that although based on religion, students, the academic community and the entire community in it can be an inspiration and realize a real example of the attitude of unity and unity as the Indonesian Nation.
"Salute to the University of Muhammadiyah Malang. I really appreciate in terms of openness to accept students with different races, ethnicities, and religions, but it still runs in the middle of diversity in implementing an atmosphere of tolerance, "Hesly said. For information, this year UMM also received 93 foreign students from 24 countries. (joh)