Fethullah Gülen Chair in Indonesia
Fethullah Gulen Chair has been established in one of the best known universities in Indonesia. The president of Syarif Hidayetullah Islam University said he was proud of the opening of the professorial chair. The president of the University Professor Komaruddin Hidayat underlined the bilateral relations between Turkiye and Indonesia would be improved. Dialogue and tolerance messages of Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen is being heard each day around the world. The Gulen chair which has been opened in Syarif Hidayetullah Islam University is preparing to illuminate the future. The President of the University Professor Komaruddin Hidayat said: “I’m very excited and happy. We’re proud of the Gulen chair in our university since Mr. Gulen was chosen top intellectual due to his movement of volunteers.”
Many intellectuals as well as the university youth in Indonesia were in attendance of the official opening ceremony of the Gulen Chair. In his speech, the president of Syarif Hidayetullah Islam University underlined the mission of the chair, which would bring the two countries closer. Professor Komaruddin Hidayat said: “So far we have sought academic support from Arabic countries for Islamic sciences and western countries for positive sciences. Now, we’re looking to Turkiye for academic support both in Islamic and positive sciences seeing the successful performance of Turkish schools in Indonesia and the thoughts of Fethullah Gulen in prescribing the solutions of the problems of the people in our age. And I hope this chair will be a great opportunity in bringing the two countries closer.” It is planned that the Gulen chair will be turned to an institute in Indonesia where many books of Fethullah Gulen are read in the local language.
You may visit Fethullah Gulen Chair’s web site.