The President participated in a conference on Islamic Economics and Finance in Hotel Bogor, Jakarta as guest of Dr. Hashim, President of Nahdatul Ulema and Advisor on Islamic affairs to the President of Indonesia. It was an occasion to visit several Universities and conclude exchange agreements.
President Habibi made a keynote address on the way forward of the Islamic world.
Asians are good on entertainment.These young musicians displayed their talents of traditional Indonesian music and songs at the Historic city of Bandung, birth place of the Non-Aligned movement.
A hill top restaurant was the venue of the gala dinner offered to the participants of the Islamic countries.
The President was invited to have tea with President Habibi in his house in the outskirts of Jakarta, courtesy Dewi Fortuna who likes to be known as the daughter of president Habibi.
Salma Sairally, working for her PhD in England, was also a participant.
The President was invited at this conference by NAHDATUL ULEMA OF INDONESIA
A view of the venue
Minister Sugiharto and talha Hasan, VC of Islamic University of Malang were part of the VVIPs who participated in this world gathering of Muslim Scholars.
Haji Hasyim, President if Nahdatul Ulema, is the Advisor of the President on Islamic Affairs. His wife runs a school for underprivileged children. In the name of Alif Society, the President made a donation to the school
Dr. Tutty who runs the school for the underprivileged children.
Shaik Ahmad Tamin, Mufti from Ukraine, was among the participants
A cultural show was organised for the closing ceremony
A special flute player from China amazed the audience for his rendering of the Salato Salam.
Some of the International Participants