Vice President Jusuf Kalla has placed an order for the Indonesian Mosque Youth Communication Forum ( BKPRMI ) to take away the sword on the emblem because it is a negative connotation for an Islamic young organization.
“There is a sword picture, but do not apply it
Kalla , who is even chairman of the Indonesian Mosque Council ( DMI ) , reminded the BKPRMI`s executive board members to carry the organization consistent with the middle way of Islam , which does not spread extreme notions to Muslim youths in mosques .
The sword pictures are identified with hostile or radical movements in lots of Islamic organizations in the Middle East . Therefore , Kalla asked BKPRMI to change the symbol with a picture of the mosque .
“So do not change the mosque`s youthful activists into radicals with a sword symbol . Change , I say , into a mosque flag . ( Use ) the flag of the mosque alone , which is upright ,” he added .
Kalla additionally asked BKPRMI to stay away from using commands or orders to all its
“There is no want to use commands . BKPRMI should examine the relationship between young and adolescents ( Islam ) with mosques ,” he mentioned .
Consequently, BKPRMI is expected to be an organization that provides the younger generation of Islam to play a
“The mosques may also be used for learning, discussions regarding technology, economics, and mutual development. That is what we anticipate from young activists of the mosques,” Kalla revealed.