|Rakernas meeting & workshop of the Wakaf and Property Council of PP Muhammadiyah in the teather room of UMM Dome (2/2/2012)
There were two events held at the same time by the Central Leadership of Muhammadiyah (PP Muhammadiyah) at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM). The events were national work meeting for Wakaf and Property Council, and Research and Development. The events took place on Saturday (2/2) to Sunday (2/5). Those were important events since the pople there discussed internal and external issues of Muhammadiyah.
The national work meeting was attended by 400 participants. They were representatives of Muhammadiyah branches from all over Indonesia. Moreover the discussion was on inventorying wakaf (given property, red.) lands owned by Muhammadiyah. The meeting also discussed another problems. “This is the first wakaf national meeting which gathers all the council of Muhammadiyah from all levels of management,” said the chairman of the committee, Wasis SP.
Meanwhile the Research and Development Division of PP Muhammadiyah organized a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on Studies and Advocation of National Security Act. Together with UMM, the Reseach and Development Division would use the result of the focus group discussion as the contribution of Muhammadiyah on national security issues. The event invited 30 experts from PP Muhammadiyah and Muhammadiyah campuses.
The FGD was opened by an initial discourse by the UMM Rector, Muhadjir Effendy; the Chairman of Research and Development Division of PP Muhammadiyah, Riefki Muna; and the Executive Director of CSIS, Rizal Sukma. “The Chairman of PP Muhammadiyah, Dr. Haedar Nashir, is in charge of giving an opening speech,” said the Secretary of the Research and Development Division of PP Muhammadiyah, Pramono U Tantowi.
Vice Rector II, Mursidi, said UMM is often used to organize local and national events of Muhammadiyah. It is because the UMM has a complete facility. In addition the UMM also has an enough human resources who would ensure the success of any event . According to Mursidi, the Regional Leadership of Muhammadiyah has previously held Tarjih and Tajdid event at the university. The regional leadership of Pemuda Muhammadiyah organized entrepreneurship and dakwah training at the UMM as well, particularly at Rusunawa last week. (nas/t_alf)