WINNING STUDENT TOLD ABOUT THE INTERFAITH TOLERANCE IN WEST PAPUA, CLEARLY PICTURED IN HARMONY.
Nuzulul Aulia Eryati, one of the winner of English speech contest in the occasion of Islamic Educational Institution of Science Competition (Kompetisi Sains Madrasah – KSM) wishes that the Minister of Religious Affairs could visit her school located at the Keerom Regency, West Papua. She expect that the minister could pay a visit also to some other similar school in the region, especially her school which has been given an accreditation as the government school this year. This accreditation given as the result of the steady achievement and teaching quality improvement shown.
Even as the islamic educational instition, her school also received the student from other religion came from the varies region and district. Christian student well received and this expressed how the interfaith tolerance clearly pictured in harmony in her school and, symbolized the tolerance of religion in West Papua overall. We respect other believe and different culture of those student later she added.
She dreamt that the Creativity, Art and Sport Competition for the Islamic Education Institution (Ajang Kreatifitas Seni dan Olah Raga Madrasah – aksioma) could be held in West Papua someday. Furthermore, she told that the magnitude of said event could be as one of the key driven factors in accelerating the development process in West Papua overall, enable the province to be equally stand with others well-developed provinces in this country.
During the interview after she was awarded as the winner of the KSM competition, she expect that her wishes could be heard by the minister and further to be enlisted as the object to be visited by the minister during the official trip on next program. She also expressed how proud she was when representing the West Papua on that competition.
Source : http://www.tribunnews.com/regional/2017/08/10/ingin-dikunjungi-menteri-agama-siswi-ini-bercerita-soal-toleransi-di-madrasah-papua