Dozens of students who are members of the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration (IGOV) held a field trip to the Grha Suara Muhammadiyah, Saturday (11/21). Participants in this field trip came from various universities including, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Maejo University Thailand, and Princeton University United States.
On occasion, the participants were invited to get to know more about modern Islam advancing in Indonesia which was carried out by Muhammadiyah. Where promoting Islam prioritizes universal humanitarian aspects and moves for future orientation.
Suara Muhammadiyah as the official media of the Muhammadiyah organization that strengthens the movement and steps of the organization, one of which is the publication of the Muhammadiyah Disaster Management Center (MDMC) which has succeeded in establishing a school in Rohingya.
One of the students from Princeton University in the United States explained that Islam and culture in Indonesia are very different and so peaceful. This was also conveyed by Thai students who said that Muslims in Thailand often get undesirable treatment. Some of the participants who joined the event included Adibah Dhivani G, Tomy Waskito, Harithaichanok Kumsai, Chanyanuch Worarat, Kanyarat Saokham, Supakrit Kantiya, Nahdatul Wahdania, Pasicha Vichainpattarakul, Muhamad Yusuf, Ummu Anityaningrum, Naomi Frim-Abrams, Jon Charerre dan Chaac.
At the end of the visit, the participants took the time to visit the archive room, which was also a data center, research, and development (PUSDALITBANG) to find out the Muhammadiyah documents that existed long ago. The students seemed interested, so they asked a lot of questions about the origin and safeguard system of the archive itself. (Adibah Dhivani)