Jakarta tour a lesson in tolerance


JAKARTA: Wearing a black plaid hijab and brown skirt, Amanda Najla stood out among dozens of students visiting the Immanuel Church in Central Jakarta.

The 18-year-old student of the Gontor Islamic boarding school in Ngawi, East Java, was among those participating in a tour to five landmark worship places in the city, which aims to restore tolerance amid rising sectarian issues that have gripped the country in recent months.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

regional , jakarta , lesson tolerance

   

Next In Regional

Covid-19: Senior citizens can walk in for boosters at four PPVs in Klang Valley from Jan 19 Premium
Sunway Property targets RM2.2bil sales in 2022 Premium
Maybank online services, ATMs temporarily unavailable (Updated: Services back to normal) Premium
Army nabs eight Indonesians who entered the country illegally Premium
Bank Negara likely to raise interest rate in 2022 Premium
Singapore cbank issues guidelines to discourage crypto trading by public Premium
SMS scams: Savings wiped out in a few minutes from banking accounts in SG Premium
Indonesia Dec trade surplus at US$1bil, well below forecast Premium
Hajiji: Investors welcome to explore vast business opportunities in Sabah Premium
Monthly passenger movements cross 5 million mark for Malaysia airports group Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers