PKB General Chair Abdul Muhaimin Iskandar or Cak Imin held Nusantara Mengaji, namely the completion of the Qur’an as well as the commemoration of the 24th Tumpeng Nuzululqur’an at the Zero Point of the Capital of the Archipelago (IKN). As the initiator of Nusantara Mengaji, Cak Imin stated that the event was held as a form of total support for IKN development.
“The Nusantara Koran will be held simultaneously throughout Indonesia in 500 points, carried out simultaneously and centered at the zero point of the IKN for the new capital,” said Cak Imin at the Zero Point IKN Nusantara as in a written statement, Wednesday (20/4/2022).
Cak Imin prays for the smoothness and blessings of IKN development. In addition, he explained that another goal of Nusantara Mengaji is to pray for the Indonesian people to prosper and prosper soon.
“The second goal, we ask Allah so that IKN can be immediately implemented and realized and built,” he said.
Cak Imin stated that hard work and efforts to build IKN need to be supported by strong spirituality, prayer, mujahadah, reading the Qur’an. Because, he said, all spiritual activities support the achievement of hard work and effort.
“These two spiritual and other forces will facilitate and smooth the success of our nation. This is the history of Nusantara Mengaji being carried out at IKN, the capital city of the Archipelago and actually,” he said.
The Deputy Speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives added that Nusantara Mengaji has existed since 2016. “Hopefully this will be the beginning of the nation’s progress,” he added.
Meanwhile, the meaning of the 24 tumpeng which was cut on the sidelines of the Nusantara Koran was called Cak Imin as a symbol that the Indonesian nation must work hard to build IKN. In addition, Nusantara Mengaji is also intended to increase worship, especially during Ramadan.
“It means 24 hours we work hard, serve, we worship Allah, especially in this holy month of Ramadan. All ikhtiar to Allah SWT,” he said.
“Yes, like other programs, Nusantara Mengaji will continue to be routinely carried out in offices, schools in madrasas, Islamic boarding schools and all over Indonesia. So that the Qur’an is memorized and understood, it is read,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Governor of East Kalimantan, Isran Noor, as stated in a written statement by PKB, appreciated the Nusantara Studying event by completing the Qur’an at 500 points throughout Indonesia.
“The Qur’an is a holy book that is preserved its authenticity, its purity is maintained, people will not be able to change the verses even 1 letter, because Allah has guaranteed it (by) thousands of people memorizing the Qur’an. We can imagine the grace that will be revealed here ( at IKN),” said Isran.
The event was also attended by the Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah, Minister of PDTT Abdul Halim Iskandar, Acting Regent of North Penajam Paser Hamdam Pongrowa, Koornas Nusantara Mengaji as well as Deputy Chair of the Indonesian MPR Jazilul Fawaid, a number of members of the Indonesian Parliament from the PKB faction, and residents around IKN.
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