BANDUNG-The diversity that Indonesia has to be glue is not even a divisive life of nation and state.
This was conveyed by Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar (Demiz) in the opening ceremony of socialization 4 pillars of nationality by Chairman of the MPR RI Zulkifli Hasan in Bandung, Thursday (15/6).
"Do not because different ethnic groups, religions and political parties we become hostile. That diversity should be the basic capital of unifying this nation" he said.
Diversity according to Demiz is a gift given by Allah to the nation of Indonesia, which is not owned by other nations.
"Just imagine Indonesia has more than 200 tribes and languages, 700 more islands and 5 religions, if not clever to manage, this is the potential for the occurrence of disunity, but with the ideology of Pancasila has proved able to unite diversity into Indonesia" he explained.
Demiz also expressed his hope to the students who attended the 4 pillars of nationalism, in order to become a smart and tough generation, which will be able to maintain Indonesia's diversity into a unifier. (Even)