President Jokowi Receives Honorary Visit of Iran’s Vice-President
Prior to opening the High-Level Consultation of World Muslim Scholars on the Wasatiyyat of Islam, President Joko Widodo received the honorary title of Vice President for Women and Families of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Masoumeh Ebtekar at the Presidential Palace of Bogor on Tuesday (1/5/2018).
At the beginning of the meeting, the President emphasized the Islamic values of Rahmatan lil Alamin.
“In this freedom, Indonesia initiated High Level Scholars and Moslem Scholars about Wasatiyyat Islam,” said the President.
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Because according to the President, understanding Wasatiyyat Islam, especially related. Particularly in strengthening Ukhuwah Islamiyah and tackling the spread of radicalism.
Based on the release of Deputy for Protocol, Press and Media of the Presidential Secretariat, Bey Machmudin, President Jokowi also mentioned how Indonesia continues to be involved in empowering women’s roles in all fields.
“In my cabinet, there are 8 women ministers, in the House of Representatives there are 97 female legislators, there are 1,900 judges in the judiciary, while in the economy there are more than 15 million women entrepreneurs,” said President.
At the end of the meeting, the President together with the bilateral, including in the field of women’s empowerment can be improved.
Also present at the meeting were Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Special Envoy of the President for Dialogue and Interfaith Cooperation and Civilization Din Syamsuddin. (Kemensetneg Public Relation)