BANDUNG - The Board of Governors of the Republic of Indonesia Lecturer Fraternity (PDRI) held a Pre-National Conference (Munas) with the theme "The Role of Higher Education in Transforming National Leadership and Citizen's Welfare".
The Pre-Consultation Program was held on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the East Hall of Gedung Sate, Diponegoro Street, Bandung City.
Present at the National Pre-Conference, including the Chair of the Indonesian Judicial Commission, Jaja Ahmad Jayus and the Governor of West Java Province, Ridwan Kamil, represented by the Assistant 3 of the West Java Provincial Government, Koesmayadi Tatang Padmadinata.
"This event is very important as an effort to consolidate the PDRI organization and discuss various concepts will be determined in the PDRI National Conference planned to be held on October 26-27 at the Vice-Presidential Palace," said DPP PDRI General Chair Ahmad Zakiyuddin in his greeting.
Zakiyuddin explained, the PDRI National Conference will discuss various national issues including the problem of national leadership will later become a PDRI recommendation to be conveyed to all education communities in Indonesia, so they not choose a leader wrongly.
Meanwhile, in his speech, Chairman of the PDRI DPP Advisory Board, Jaja Ahmad Jayus, welcomed the plan of the PDRI National Conference, and hoped the PDRI would be able to provide benefits for the welfare of the citizens with various research developments produced various superior products could be enjoyed by the public.
To achieve this, according to him, PDRI must improve the quality and professionalism that is adjusted to professional standards.
In his paper Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil hoped the PDRI could cooperate with the West Java Provincial Government in increasing Education participation in West Java hadn't reached 20%.
"I invited PDRI to jointly promote education in West Java," said Kang Emil, the nickname of Ridwan Kamil.
PDRI is a lecturer Professional organization was declared on June 25, 2018 at the Indonesia Sues Building (GIM) in Bandung City. At present the PDRI has developed in 26 provinces and will carry out the National Conference is planned to be opened by Mr. Vice President Jusuf Kalla. JO