In the event of Eid al-Fitr 2023, the entire family of President University Foundation held a Halal Bihalal event on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 was held at the Charles Himawan Auditorium, Building A, President University Campus. The Halal Bihalal event was attended by Prof. Dr. Ir. Budi Susilo Soepandji as chairman of President University Foundation, Management, Rectors & Vice Rectors of President University as well as lecturers and all employees . This year’s Halal Bihalal event carries the theme “Return to Fitrah”.
The event began with the recitation of the holy Quran verses, in Surah Al Hujarat verses 11-13 and their meanings which were read by Qori . Furthermore, a speech from B.M.A.S Anaconda Bangkara as the event committee, the next speech was delivered by Prof. Dr. Ir. Budi Susilo Soepandji, DEA. as Chairman of the President University Foundation. He delivered what was read by Qori by quoting Al Hujarat 11, that “Do not make fun of each other, not necessarily the one you make fun of is worse than you, and not necessarily you are better than the person you make fun of.”
The next event was a spiritual lecture by Dr. Muhammad AS Hikam, APU as a senior lecturer at President University, who said that the gathering was a place to implement “Ukhuwah islamiyah & Ukhuwah wathaniyah” for everyone at President University Foundation. The event was closed with a lunch together. Hopefully this event can strengthen the relationship between employees in the President University Foundation environment, and increase the value of togetherness and diversity.