BANDUNG CITY- West Java (West Java) Governor Ridwan Kamil said, the West Java Regional Government (Pemda) together with the West Java Islamic Da'wah Center (Pusdai) continued to work on building ukhuwah Islamiyah and spreading peace and unity of the people.
"Together with Pusdai, I want to build the Islamic tradition and want to spread peace and unity," said Ridwan Kamil while attending the commemoration of the Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad SAW 1441 H and the opening of the 22nd Anniversary of the West Java Pusdai at Balai Asri Pusdai Jabar, Bandung, Monday (2 / 12/19).
For this reason, the governor, who is familiarly called Emil, explained that currently the West Java Pusdai will present more new activities that focus on public activities.
"It signifies that Pusdai, (which) used to be (too many) events, were wedding receptions, but now it has focused on more inclusive public relations activities," Emil said.
In the momentum of the 22nd Mildai Pusdai Jabar in 2019, Emil did not forget to tell the memory when he was part of the mosque's designer who could accommodate up to 4,000 pilgrims.
"I still remember designing the Pusdai mosque together with the late Professor Slamet Wirasonjaya in the 94s," Emil said.
"So, there is a lot of memory and it has not been felt for 22 years that this da'wah center has brought benefit to the Islamic da'wah especially in West Java," he added.
The 22nd Pusdai Jabar Milad series will take place on 2 to 7 December 2019. There are various activities such as the Yellow Book Musabaqah, seminars, mass circumcisions, a bazaar of various food and fashion products, to the Jabar Champion Mosque Festival.
Jabar Champion Mosque Festival itself will be followed by the great mosque, large mosque at the sub-district level, to campus mosques throughout West Java.
Head of the Mosque Prosperity Council (DKM) Pusdai Jabar M Choirul Anam said, Pusdai West Java had carried out institutional reforms such as the KBIH and the West Java Pusdai Taklim Assembly.
"In addition, we will form an institution to empower the mosque and the community," Choirul said.
"In the future, how can we remind the existence of Pusdai Jabar. "Next year we will build a clinic in West Java Pusdai," he added.
At the age of 22, it is hoped that West Java Pusdai is not only the center of various Muslim activities in West Java but also the center of Islamic education to the center of culture.
Neneng, one of the congregation from the Talim Al Hikmah Council of Bandung who was present at this event appreciated Pusdai Jabar for various activities such as recitation that had been held.
He also hopes that more breakthroughs will be made by Pusdai to progress and develop.
"Barakallah fii umrik for West Java Pusdai. Hopefully the better, the more advanced, "said Neneng.
According to Neneng, various activities such as the study conducted by Pusdai West Java were already good, such as the study material given in each study varied and increased his knowledge about the science of Islam.
"Alhamdulillah, his teachings on morals, tajwid, monotheism. There are so many (material), lots of things, "he concluded.