JAKARTA-The government of West Java donates ??one hectare of land to the State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. Grants were presented by West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) to the Rector of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Dede Rosyada on Friday (15/07).
Governor Aher stated, the land grant is done solely for the sake of advancing education in Indonesia and the evidence of their support to education.
"As we hectares of land donated to the ITB, IPB, Unpad and other regions, I must also express the attitude here for the advancement of education in Indonesia, the land of one hectare I also planned to donate to UIN," he explained.
Although UIN Syarif Hidayatullah administratively located in Jakarta, but its territory is located in Banten Province. Where prior to 2002 before the birth of Banten province, the campus entrance in West Java, because it is the provincial government has land assets there.
"Sure UIN, I have no right to help now because of different provincial but then again I never doubted educational affairs asset that one hectare of West Java was the moment that I put the borrowed planned to donate," said Aher.
He said there was never any great civilization and advanced beings without education, if the country wants to advance the development of education who should take precedence. The thing he has done since he served as Governor of West Java. In the first year of 2008 the construction of the 300 room New Class (RKB) He did. The following year until 2010 RKB development increased to 600 classes. Later in the year 2011 to date the construction of RKB to 6 thousand classes annually.
"If we want to progress certainly advanced education, because that's when I became governor each year there RKB development," he said.
"Thank God the campus grew, we had two Polytechnic of new in Indramayu and Subang. We also have a new campus Unsil in Lake and UNSIKA in Karawang, and this year we made three again, ITB in Cirebon, IPB in Sukabumi and Padjadjaran University in Pangandaran , hopefully this part of our bias to education, "added Aher.
Meanwhile, the Rector of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Rosyada Dede expressed her gratitude to the provincial government on the grant, although different regions of the Province. He plans to land the grant will be used for expansion of Social UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta.
"God willing, this will be used for expansion of the new Faculty of Social and Political Science," he said.