Jokowi Signs Presidential Regulation on Character Building Education

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli    •    06 September 2017 16:47 WIB
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Jokowi Signs Presidential Regulation on Character Building Education
President Joko Widodo (Photo: MI/Ramdani)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday signed the Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 87/2017 on Character Building Education after consulting with Islamic mass organizations.

"I just signed the Perpres No.87/2017 on Character Building Education witnessed by Islamic mass organizations," Jokowi said.

Jokowi gathered a number of Islamic mass organizations this morning. He addressed a wide range of issues at the meeting

Previously, some Islamic mass organizations rejected the full day school policy. According to them, the full day school policy is incompatible with the Islamic boarding school system.

"The Perpres is comprehensive due to important inputs from Islamic mass organizations," Jokowi said. 


(WAH)