The Kiai ’s Whisper
The problems of Bank Muamalat finally reached President Joko Widodo. Once every three weeks, Ma’ruf Amin joins the meeting of the bank’s directors and commissioners.
On the first Monday of July, President Joko Widodo gathered ministers and financial institutions’ head at the Bogor Palace. They were about to have a closed meeting to discuss the conditions of Bank Muamalat Indonesia, the country’s oldest sharia (in accordance to Islamic law) bank.
Bank Muamalat CEO Achmad Kusna Permana was initially invited, but at the last moment he was not able to join the meeting. “We only wa...