KH Masjkur will be Granted as The New National Heroes of Indonesia
TIMESINDONESIA, MALANG – To celebrate and commemorate the National Heroes Day of Indonesia, The President of Infonesia Joko Widodo granted several national figures to be the new national heroes. He chose 4 heroes of 20 that applied on his desk, and one of them is KH Masjkur of Malang.
The conferment ceremony will be stated 2 days before the National Heroes Day November 10th 2019 (08/11/2019). This has become an honor since now Malang has 2 national heroes i.e KH Masjkur and Mas Isman.
"There are 20 names that applied to be the new national heroes and they came from Banten, Lampung, Yogyakarta, Southeast Sulawesi, East Java and West Nusa Tenggara," Director of Heroism, Pioneering, Solidarity and Social Restoration, Ministry of Social Affairs Bambang Sugeng stated on Suara.com.
Prof Mas'ud Said, The Chief of Yayasan Sabilillah said that he had heard the news from Kiai Asyari Singosari. According to him the Kiai said that Kemensos (Ministry of Social Affairs) has contacted them for this matter.