Jokowi receives leaders of Muslim organizations

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received the leaders of several Muslim organizations at the Merdeka Palace here on Tuesday.

The prominent figures included Maruf Amin, Chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI); Said Agil Siradj, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) Chairman; and Haidar Nashir, Muhammadiyah Chairman.

Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin and Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto were also present during the closed-door meeting.

On November 4, a number of Muslim organizations have planned to organize a major rally to protest against Jakarta Governor Tjahaja Basuki Purnamas blasphemous statement concerning the Holy Quran.

Source: Antara News