TARAKAN Borneo - Governor of East Kalimantan (Kaltim) Awang Faroek Isaac along with entourage, on the sidelines of the visit of Ramadhan Safari in the City of Tarakan, on Friday (03/09/2010) made time to see some development in the town of Tarakan, one development in the Islamic Centre Four Villages.
Tarakan City menguyur rain, did not dampen the spirit of Awang Faroek along party review of the mosque. Awang who was accompanied by Mayor of Tarakan, Udin Hianggio and Vice Mayor of Tarakan, Suhardjo Trianto arrived at the Islamic Centre by bus City Government of Tarakan.
When set foot into the inside of the mosque, the number one in East Kalimantan instantly amazed with kemengahan Islamic Centre. "Well ya nice mosque, building high tower," he said a few times praise.
Looking at a fairly high minarets, Awang asked the Deputy Project Manager for PT Prambanan as a contractor for the construction of Islamic centers, Jati Kusuma. "How is high," said Awang, pointing to the tower. Jati Kusuma was immediately answered 24 meters. Well yes is very tall, "he said.
After that Awang who was also accompanied by the Provincial Secretary (Sekprov) Kaltim, Irianto Lambrie entourage went up to the second floor. On the second floor was Awang returned impressed with the plaza.
"Why this great plasanya also yes, this can also be used for prayer," celetuknya.
Awang also suggested that the nuances of this outdoor plaza created an umbrella, like the one in Medina.
"If it could be made an umbrella that can open the lid like the one in Medina. Sure the price is quite expensive, but who knows just the Mayor of Tarakan want to help," Awang said, smiling. Udin Hianggio only smiles to hear the statement Awang. (*)
Source: TribunKaltim (3 September 2010)