Muhammadiyah 109th-Anniversary Commemoration was attended by President Joko Widodo offline and lived broadcasted in the State Palace. Jokowi stated that for 109 years, Muhammadiyah organization has completed the nation’s journey to synergize, build power, struggle, maintain, and develop Indonesia. Muhammadiyah never stops disseminating the fundamental values to strengthen the progressive Muslim. “The fundamental values of progressive Islam and Wasathiyah (moderate) as a religious foundation to create Indonesia as the most populous Muslim country which is safe and democratic,” he said.
Jokowi also expressed his gratitude for the contribution and consistency of Muhammadiyah in tackling the pandemic. Muhammadiyah also mobilized all Muhammadiyah service potency by organizing sincere humanitarian works. One-hundred-seventeen hospitals and 165 Muhammadiyah-’Aisyiyah Higher Education Institutions (MHEIs) assist the community affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. “Alhamdulillah, through the cooperation and hard work from all parties, the Covid-19 growth rate is decreasing,” he said. Indonesia’s effort to tackle the pandemic also had International communities appreciation.
Afterwards, President Jokowi prompts to contribute enormously to the peaceful and tolerant world with Pancasila and Bhineka Tunggal Ika “Unity in Diversity’ implementation. “Therefore, Indonesia as the most populous Muslim-majority country can be not only national but global reference with progressive Islam and wasathiyah which Muhammadiyah is fighting for,” he concluded.
Bambang Soesatyo, S.E., MBA., People’s Consultative Assembly of Indonesia (MPR RI); Dr. (H.C.) Puan Maharani, The House of Representatives of Indonesia (DPR RI); Police General Drs. Listyo Sigit Prabowo, MSi., Indonesia National Police (KAPOLRI); and several Ambassadors including Anil Kumar Nayar, Singapore Ambassador to Indonesia, Steve Scott, Deputy- Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Dr. Zuhair S.M. Al Shun, Palestine Ambassador to Indonesia and Owen Jenkin, England Ambassador also congratulated for the 109th Anniversary Commemoration of Muhammadiyah.  Diktilitbang