Leaders Must Steadfast of Examination and Criticism

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 15:10 -- kominfojtg-2

Kendal - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Monday (9/1) silaturrahim with KH Dimyati Rois at boarding school (pesantren) Al Fadlu Wal Fadhila, Kampung Jagalan Kutoharjo, District Kaliwungu, Kendal.

Wearing a white shirt combined with black pants, Jokowi in the entourage of the Minister of Health Nila F Moeloek, Deputy Governor of Central Java Drs H Heru Sudjatmoko MSi, Regent of Kendal Mirna Annisa, as well as a number of presidential staff arrive at the boarding school at around 15:30 pm, and quickly moved into space the main boarding school located in the middle of the township.

After the meeting closed to the media which lasted about an hour, Jokowi and his entourage, including the youngest son Kaesang Pangarep out and leave the boarding school to return to Jakarta by plane from Semarang.

But as usual, before heading out toward the Ahmad Yani Airport in Semarang, the former mayor of Surakarta it took time to divide hundreds of notebooks and shook hands with the students and the residents are clustered around ponpes.

Board Ponpes Al Fadlu Wal Fadhilah who is also the son of KH Dimyati Rois, Rois Alammudin Dimyati said the arrival of President Joko Widodo only to silaturrahim because Jokowi and KH Dimyati have not met and talked.

"Just sowan and silaturrahim usual, miss-kangenan because not met between Abah and Jokowi," he said.

According Alammudin, in the meeting, KH Dimyati give some advice to the president and discuss the issues of the nation. Related advice to the president, the president reminded to be the leader of the state a more thoughtful and steadfast on the various trials and criticism. Therefore, the exam to become a leader, emerged from various aspects.

"It is also related to a lot of things. Put the given one of them is the best policy terms and being a leader is to lead the people with affection. Yes essentially providing advice, it is appropriate kiai advises the leaders," he explained.

Silahturrahim with KH Dimyati Rois is one of the agenda of the working visit of President Jokowi to Central Java. In addition to Ponpes Al Fadlu Wal Fadhilah, during the last two days the head of state also bersilahturrahim to boarding school at-Taufiqy, District Wonopringgo, Pekalongan, as well as attending the summit to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad Lutfi along Habib bin Yahya in Kanzus Salawat.

It also dealt the cards Family Hope Program (PKH) in Masjid HA Djunaid Pekalongan, then do the socialization and delivery of supplementary feeding (PMT) to the pregnant women, infants, and children in fishing villages in Kota Pekalongan and Batang, watching the prices of basic necessities in Kajen Market, as well as reviewing progress Batang toll road construction.

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