Bolster role of pesantren to strengthen people’s independence: VP

Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has asked all parties to strengthen the implementation of Islamic boarding schools (pesantren) throughout Indonesia to encourage the people’s self-reliance, since pesantren, as educational institutions, can optimize the people’s capability. “Pesantren must also become a center for the empowerment of community’s economy. We build the pesantren, thus people can become independent,” he remarked while attending the […]

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