BigBussiness – BUMN Minister Erick Thohir said that the merger of state-owned sharia banks is a mandate that must be realized immediately so that many parties will benefit.
“This is a mandate that will open up greater opportunities for all of us to be of the greatest use,” said Erick Thohir, written Thursday (15/10/2020).
With this merger plan, Erick Thohir invites Islamic bank employees to work together based on AKIDAH (reliable, competent, harmonious, loyal, adaptable and cooperative) to create a new economic pillar that will be the strength of the national economy.
According to Erick, as a country with the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia should have a strong Islamic bank.
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Therefore, Indonesia must become the center of the world’s Islamic economy and economy.
“We must unite side by side with the ta’awun and strengthen each other,” he said.
This step in uniting the three Islamic banks will be a milestone for all parties. With this merger, Erick said, Indonesia wanted the largest Islamic bank that could offer a fair financial system to the people.
Islamic banks with justice and transparent systems have survived the Covid-19 pandemic. Even able to cut a positive performance. So that this system is believed to be a pillar of new national economic strength.
“We are still lagging behind other countries and we have to get up,” he said.
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