Jakarta-Central Board of Muhammadiyah Student Association (IMM) in the period 2014-2015 was officially innagurated on Monday, June 30th, 2014 at Muhammadiyah Da'wah building, Menteng, Jakarta. The inauguration of Beni Pramula as a Chairman of IMM in the period 2014-2016 and other officials were the result of IMM Conference in Solo, Central Java on 26 May-1 June 2014. The inauguration was attended by several representatives of student organizations, youth organizations, Muhammadiyah autonomous organization, and representatives from the Ministry of Defence.
The reciting of the inauguration oath was led by Abdul Mu'ti as Secretary of the Central Board of Muhammadiyah. Then it was followed by a symbolic handover of Djihadul Mubarok, the previous chairman of the IMM central board to Beni Pramula, the elected Chairman of the Board. In his opening speech, Beni stated that under his leadership, he will continue to realize the Six Assertions of the IMM conference that has been declared in half century conference.
"In general, youth in the IMM and throughout Indonesia is the hope of the people and the leader of the nation’s development. We hope the youth still have the local knowledge and religious values so that it has strong character for the improvement of the nation, "said Beni
"Islamic Values for young people had become became antiquarian and they are potentially for being kept in the museum. This is our common concern. There should be attempts to revive the Islamic values through subsistence and prospering mosque," said graduate student of Mercu Buana University.
In his speech, Abdul Mu'ti said that the regeneration of youth should be continued, especially among Muhammadiyah. "This inauguration shows the youth organizations movement relay is continued and regenerated. IMM cadres should hold the cadres trilogy; organizational cadres, people cadres and cadres of the nation" said Mukti. (Mona) (mac)
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