In order to celebrate Indonesia’s 74th Independence, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) hosted a flag-raising ceremony in front of the AR Fachrudin twin building on Saturday (17/8) at 7 AM local time. The procession went smoothly and was participated by the lecturers, staff members, and students of UMY.

We will never forget the efforts of this nation’s founding fathers, as well as Islamic figures such as KH. Ahmad Dahlan, the founder of Muhammadiyah. Thanks to people like him, Indonesia was able to gain its independence. In addition, the development of Islam in Indonesia continues until today. Such is his contributions,” Declared the Vice-rector of Student Affairs, Alumni, and UMY AIK, Hilman Latief, MA, Ph.D, the inspector of the ceremony.

In addition, Hilman invited all lecturers in UMY to dedicate themselves to creating a product that can be shown in the 48th Muktamar Muhammadiyah conference. With the brilliant ideas of the lecturers, Hilman is confident that UMY’s performance will continue to improve. “Last night, I was informed that UMY ranked 35th on the list of Indonesia’s Best Universities. I hope that the official word of this news will come to UMY soon,” he closed. (Ads)