the new Indonesian Ambassador-designate, His Excellency Mr. Achamd Chozin
Chumaidy welcomed the courtessy call of the delegation from the Lebanon Tajammu al Ulama al Muslimin (The
Association of Muslim Clergy) lead by the association’s head of
international relations department, Sheikh Maher Muzhir (Sunni) and his
colleague Sheikh Hassan Hallal (Shiite), last Thursday (5/3)
the meeting, Sheikh Maher conveying the association’s hope and wishes to keep
continuing and improving the long established cooperation with Indonesia,
particularly the relations between the Muslim Clergy of Indonesia and Lebanon
through various activities that could be facilitated by the Indonesia Embassy.
Maher saying that the Lebanon Tajammu al
Ulama al Muslimin had a cooperation with the Indonesian Nahdlatul Ulama
under a memorandum of understanding signed in 2010 by the Sheikh Hazim Muzhadi
from the Indonesian side during his visit to Lebanon.
already established cooperation between the association and Indonesian
Nahdlatul Ulama could be garnered in various activities, for example in the
form of visits by Muslim Clergy of both parties and constructive dialog or
discussion about today’s development in the Muslim world which witness many
radical and extremists movement, especially in the Mid-East’, says Sheikh
the association’s visit, Ambassador Chozin conveyed his highest appreciation
and thanks to Sheikh Maher, and supports the cooperation with the Tajammu al
Ulama al Muslimin, in particular with the Indonesian Nahdlatul Ulama.
“The cooperation with the association also plays an important
role to foster ukhuwah islamiyah
between Muslim from Indonesia and Lebanon, giving the fact that Indonesia is a
country with the biggest Muslim population in the world and also religiously a
diverse one which managed to be preserved until now”, says Ambassador Chozin.
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