Kalla Attends Indonesia Sharia Economic Festival

Dheri Agriesta    •    09 November 2017 17:44 WIB
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Kalla Attends Indonesia Sharia Economic Festival
Vice President Jusuf Kalla (Photo: MI/Immanuel)

Jakarta: Vice President Jusuf Kalla attended the Indonesia Sharia Economic Festival (ISEF) 2017 at Grand City Mall in Surabaya city on Thursday afternoon.

"It is the main agenda of the ISEF 2017," vice president's spokesperson Husain Abdullah said.

Kalla traveled to the East Java province's capital this afternoon. He departed from the Air Force's Halim Perdanakusuma Airbase at around 12.15 West Indonesia Time.

ISEF is considered as the largest sharia economic festival in the archipelago. It is held annually by Bank Indonesia.

ISEF is aimed to promote the Sharia economic sector to the public. It is expected to boost the Sharia economic industry in the archipelago.

Kalla was accompanied by National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro and the Financial Services Authority (OJK) chair Wimboh Santoso. He was welcomed by Islamic boarding school leaders and Islamic scholars.