the new Indonesian Ambassador for Lebanon designate,
H.E., Mr. Chozin Achamd Chumaidy welcomed the courtesy visit made by
leaders of Global University Beirut lead by Sheikh Abdurrahman Amash and Dr.
Adnan Traboulsi, Friday (20/3).
During the visit, Sheikh Amash
conveyed the university’s hope to keep in good relation and cooperation with
the Indonesian side, especially facilitated by the Embassy. To Ambassador Chozin,
Sheikh Amash also explained that Lebanon is a multi-sectarian state comprises
Sunni, Shiite, Christian Maronite, Druze, and others, which in total there are
18 sects across Lebanon.
to the delegation, Ambassador Chozin expresses his thankful and highest
appreciation for the university’s visit which indicates its closeness and
friendly relations between Lebanon and Indonesia.
was told by Ambassador Dimas that Global University has been in close relations
with the the Embassy and become a fruitful partner to each other, and whom we
always refer as “Friends of Indonesia” which showed its highest hospitality as
a host for the Embassy in Lebanon” says Ambassador Chozin.
Ambassador Chozin expressed the Embassy readiness to develop the relations and
cooperation with the university, in particular with the concerned parties in
“By God help, the cooperation between the
university and Indonesia could be increased in the future, especially with the
existence of the memorandum of understanding established by the university and
the Indonesian Religious Ministry”, says Ambassador Chozin.
the meeting, Ambassador Chozin also emphasizes his main mission is to continue
and improving the bilateral ties between Indonesia and Lebanon in future to
comes, particularly having seen that many field of cooperation are potential to
be developed between the two countries.
of my plan is to go deeper in the cooperation of Islamic matters between Muslim
scholars of Indonesia and Lebanon, especially in our side to promote and
introduce the face of Islam in Indonesia which uphold values of moderation and
tolerance”, says Ambassador Chozin.
this religious promotion it will generate a constructive ways to foster ukhuwah islamiyah or brotherhood between
Muslim of both countries, which is also in line with the Indonesian identity as
the biggest Muslim population in the world and
also religiously a diverse one which managed to be preserved until now.
same with Lebanon, Indonesia is also a country with religious diversity or
religiously heterogeneous society. We have religious diversities which is
constantly being preserved and well-maintained for its unity and harmony among
other religious followers” says Ambassador Chozin.
University Beirut is one the universities which received Indonesian students
learning Islamic Studies. Until now there are 24 Indonesian students having
their study in the university.
university had also established a memorandum of understanding on the education
cooperation with the Ministry of Religious Affairs of Indonesia signed by both
parties on December 2013.
its activities were the visit made by the delegation of the Ministry of
Religious Affairs of Indonesia and 10 Indonesian Islamic Boarding School to
Global University campus on December 2014. The purpose of visit was to have a
methodological-sharing on how to conduct an effective Arabic language lesson
for Indonesians, also sharing of experiences or best practices between both
visit also witnessed the signing of memorandum of understanding between the
Global University Beirut and each of the 10 Indonesian Islamic Boarding schools
on the Islamic academic cooperation.
the Embassy’s media section.