Suara.com – The Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Mahfud MD, spoke up regarding the accusation that Din Syamsuddin was radical.
Mahfud MD emphasized that the government had never considered Din Syamsuddin as a radical follower.
On the contrary, according to Mahfud MD, Din Syamsuddin is a champion of religious moderation as promoted by the government.
“The government has never considered Din Syamsuddin to be a radical or a follower of radicalism. Pak Din is a champion of religious moderation (Wasathiyyah Islam) which is also promoted by the government,” said Mahfud MD through the network Twitter hers, Saturday (13/2/2021).
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“He also strengthens Muhammadiyah’s stance that Indonesia is ‘Darul Ahdi Wassyahadah’. Beliu is critical, not radical,” he added emphasized.
Mahfud MD explained that two Islamic organizations, namely Muhammadiyah and NU, were compact in campaigning that the Republic of Indonesia was based on Pancasila, in line with Islam.
“NU calls ‘Darul Mietsa’, Muhammadiyah calls it ‘Darul Ahdi Wassyahadah’,” said Mahfud MD.
The Menkopolhukam also mentioned Din Syamsuddin as one of the strengthers of this concept.
“I often discuss with him, sometimes at JK’s house,” he said.
Highlighting the accusation that Din Syamsuddin was a radical figure, Mahfud MD admitted that the problem had been reported to the Minister of PAN-RB Tjahjo Kumolo.
Source: Suara.com by www.suara.com.
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