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Sandiaga Uno: Every year Jamaah Umroh continues to grow


MuslimsPost.com |  Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta Sandiaga Uno said the interest of Muslims to run the pilgrimage or umrah continues to increase.

According to him, every year the congregation continues to grow, especially from the middle economy so that a positive impact on the rotation of economic wheels and employment absorption.

"Hajj and Umrah have long been used as the driving wheel of the economy through trade routes between countries. Therefore, people should be smart to take advantage of the situation, "said Sandi when confirming the ranks of the Regional Board (DPD) Muslim Association of Hajj and Umrah Organizer of Indonesia (Amphuri) DKI Jakarta and Banten at Aston Hotel, Cengkareng, West Jakarta, Tuesday (12/12 ).

On this occasion Sandi also witnessed the signing of MoU conducted by Ketum DPD Amphuri Muhammad Isnaeni and Secretary General of OK OK Movement, Iim Rusyamsi.

"Through this MoU OK Umrah is expected to benefit all parties, among others, to increase the service of Hajj and Umrah, increase employment, and improve the UMKM network, especially from One Kecamatan One Center for Entrepreneurship (OK Oce)," hope Sandi at the event attended a number of Jakarta Provincial Government officials, including West Jakarta Mayor Anas Effendi.

Iim Rusyamsi admitted happy with the realization of this MoU. "Hopefully in the future we will be committed to fulfill the mutually agreed obligations," he hoped.

In this MoU the Amphuri region of Jakarta and Banten is obliged to absorb the OCE program participants' participation in the work field through travel agency and so on. To increase service as well as employment absorption, all parties commit to increase the travel agency of worship for Muslims.

"Amphuri also has an obligation to encourage Umrah pilgrims to shop for their various needs and paraphernalia on MSEs built by Oce," explained Iim.

On the contrary, the Oce Oce also encourages prospective Umrah pilgrims to use a travel agency incorporated in Amphuri containers. Thus, all parties will benefit through the agreement.

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