Cikarang, Indonesia — President University Foundation (YPUP) held an event in the moment of Ramadan titled “Acara Buka Puasa dan Makan Malam Bersama” which took place in The Hall of President Senior High School, Cikarang (16/6). Prof. Dr. Ermaya Suradinata, Head of Board of Trustee of President University Foundation, Prof. Dr. Ir. Budi Susilo Soepandji, Chairperson of President University Foundation, and Dr. Jony O. Haryanto, Rector of President University, and approximately other 200 people attended the event.
Attended by all the staffs from YPUP including SMP President, SMA President, and President University staffs, the event aimed to strengthen the relationships within YPUP employees.
The event opened by the recitation of the Quran and followed by speech from Project Manager of the event, Misbahul Munir.
Dr. Jony O. Haryanto and Prof. Dr. Ir. Budi Susilo Soepandji gave remarks and followed by a symbolic donation to the orphans.
Prof. Dr. Ermaya Suradinata gave a speech on tolerances among religion and strengthens solidarity among Indonesians. He explains tolerance in Indonesia has been deeply rooted in the society, and currently there is a certain issue that needs tolerance to be developed to the next level. Therefore, education plays a significant role in introducing tolerance and open mindedness to the young generation in order to create a peaceful society.
In the event, there is also doorprizes that added festive and joyful atmosphere to the event. The prizes range from hotel voucher to bicycle, refrigerator, and home theatre. Closing the event, all attendees enjoyed dinner together. (SL)