Merdeka.com – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin also expressed his deep condolences for the death of the prominent Muslim scholar Azyumardi Azra. According to him, Azyumardi is a world-class academic whose ideas and thoughts are very enlightening to the wider community.
“The deceased was an academic of world caliber. His work, ideas and thoughts were very enlightening, especially in the History of Islamic Culture, which is his field of expertise,” said the Vice President when conveying his condolences in a video broadcast, Monday (19/9).
Ma’ruf said that during his lifetime, Azyumardi Azra was very responsive to the dynamics of the times. He also continues to contribute to the development of science.
“As an intellectual, the deceased was very responsive and contributed to the dynamics of the times, which always spread knowledge and inspires,” he said.
Ma’ruf prays for Azyumardi Azra to get the best place on the side of God Almighty and all his works continue to benefit the community.
“May Allah Ta’ala accept his deeds of worship, erase all his mistakes, and be given the most noble place by His side. May all his works continue to provide benefits for the Indonesian people,” he concluded.