Abdul Malik Fadjar Wiki – Biography
Abdul Malik Fadjar, a prominent figure in Muhammadiyah, passed away at 7:00 p.m. Monday at Mayapada Hospital in Kuningan, South Jakarta. He was 81 years old. News of his death was announced by Muhammadiyah Malang University, where Abdul served as the director of the daily advisory board. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo also expressed his condolences following the news of Abdul’s death.
— The Jakarta Post (@jakpost) September 8, 2020
Abdul Malik Fadjar was minister of education
He was also minister of education and culture during the Presidency of Megawati Soekarnoputri from 2001 to 2004. Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim also paid tribute to the respected figure on Tuesday, saying “Farewell, hero and teacher of our nation.” He gave us many inspirations and lessons.
Abdul Malik Fadjar remained a teacher for huanistic
He taught us about humanistic and democratic approaches, as well as educated us about human rights and freedom in education, “Nadiem was quoted as saying by kompas.com on Tuesday. Abdul also served as Acting Coordinator Minister for Social Welfare, replacing Jusuf Kalla, who ran for Vice President in the 2004 elections. President Jokowi also appointed Abdul as one of the nine members of the Presidential Advisory Board (Wantimpres) during his first term in 2015. Abdul also actively participated in the Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals Association (ICMI) and helped build Muhammadiyah schools across the country. (Trn)
Tribute to Abdul Malik Fadjar
Innalillahi wa inna ilahi roji'un
Pimpinan Daerah Muhammadiyah Purworejo mengucapkan duka cita atas wafatnya Prof. Dr. H Abdul Malik Fadjar, https://t.co/nX2l905ovB.
Semoga khusnul khotimah Aamiin
— Muhammadiyah Purworejo (@PDMPurworejo) September 8, 2020
Through his official Instagram account, the president paid tribute to Abdul’s remarkable dedication to the nation. “Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun [We belong to God and to God we will return]. We have lost a figure and a teacher of this nation, Professor Abdul Malik Fadjar, who died on Monday,” he wrote. “He was a teacher with perseverance and high dedication, working to improve the education of this nation.” Abdul served as minister of religious affairs during the late Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie’s presidency from 1998 to 1999.