Muhaimin Iskandar

National Awakening Party, Indonesia

Abdul Muhaimin Iskandar, also known as Gus Muhaimin, Deputy Chairman of the Indonesian House of Representatives, and the current General Chair of the National Awakening Party (PKB).

Gus Muhaimin has brought the National Awakening Party (PKB) as the largest Islamic Party in Indonesia today.  Gus Muhaimin is also an important actor in encouraging the recognition of the Santri in Indonesia.  Through Law No. 18/2019 concerning Islamic Boarding Schools, millions of students (Santri) throughout Indonesia get proper access to education in Indonesia.

As Deputy Chairman of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR RI) in the field of People’s Welfare Coordinator, Gus Muhaimin always emphasizes efforts to build welfare for the people.  Especially the peasants as the majority of the Indonesian population.

In the midst of the threat of a food and energy crisis, Gus Muhaimin together with experts formulated a roadmap for welfare and food security in Indonesia.  This is to improve the supply chain as well as to overcome the lack of application of agricultural technology in Indonesia.

At the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) forum in Glasgow, Gus Muhamin stated his commitment to addressing the climate change crisis, including encouraging the use of environmentally friendly energy and sustainable development as a paradigm.

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