Meeting Sultan, PP Muhammadiyah discusses nationality problem

Author : Pimpinan Pusat Muhammadiyah | Thursday, April 28, 2011 21:54 WIB

Yogyakarta - At 10.00WIB the central executive board Din Syamsuddin accompanied by the general secretary and the chairman of PP 'Aisyiyah, as well as the Central Executive Board of Muhammadiyah and other Aisyiyah board, were welcomed by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwana X at Gedong Jene, Sultan Palace complex on Tuesday (26/04 / 2011).

In the discussion lasted about half-an hour, Din Syamsuddin and Sri Sultan HB X agree on the importance of vigilance that should be improved, amid number of cases of kidnapping and brainwashing that allegedly phenomenon as a movement to break away from the Unitary Republic of Indonesia. "Muhammadiyah as Muslim organization has a major role in building strong character to fence off and uneasily to shake, including through the doctrine of media brainwashing," said the number one man in Yogyakarta. All this according to the Sultan, what has been done by these groups is beyond the teachings of Islam which is to justify stealing money in his family until prostituting themselves for a fund achieving purpose of the group. In line with  Sultan, Din Syamsuddin revealed, the problem of brain washing and kidnapping will be discussed at the meeting of PP Muhammadiyah which will have a commission concerning of tackling and fortify the community, especially residents of Muhammadiyah.

Further according to Din, the State's role in solving these brainwashing problems must also be improved, avoiding impression that the State was off their hands and let this case drags on, due to the fact that the case is a doctrine allegedly involving NII movement cearly lasted long.

Dalam pertemuan yang juga dihadiri adik Sri Sultan HB X, GBPH Joyokusumo ini, juga membahas  masalah RUUK DIY yang sampai hari ini masih dalam penggodokan di DPR pusat. Muhamadiyah melalui Din Syamsuddin menyatakan konsistensinya dalam mendukung RUUK DIY yang dinilai sebagai kekuatan budaya masyarakat Yogyakarta dalam mempertahankan eksistensinya. Sejarah Yogyakarta dalam menggabungkan NKRI dinilai sebagai pijakan dalam dukungan RUUK DIY disaping sejarah Muhammadiyah yang juga pada awalnya tumbuh di lingkungan keraton Yogyakarta.

The meeting was also attended by younger brother of Sri Sultan HB X, GBPH Joyokusumo, also discussed the issue of DIY RUUK which has been still in discussion by the central parliament. Muhamadiyah through Din Syamsuddin states RUUK DIY consistency in support regarded as cultural power in maintaining its existence of people of Yogyakarta. The history of Yogyakarta in integrating the NKRI seen as a foothold to support RUUK DIY beside Muhammadiyah's history was also originally grown inside the palace of Yogyakarta.