The Yudhoyono Institute's Executive Director Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY) attended Syiah Kuala University to give a public lecture, with the theme of Reinforcing Student Roles and Development and the Progress of the Nation Towards Indonesia Gold 2045 in AAC Dayan Dawood Building. (Monday, 11/13).
Rector of Unsyiah Prof.Dr.Ir. Samsul Rizal, M. Eng said, Unsyiah appreciate the presence of AHY to this campus. Rector also hoped that the AHY presence could inspire the students of Unsyiah for the spirit to learn and work for the nation.
"We are grateful today because Mr. Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono coming, young leaders who will motivate and inspire the students, to be ready to take responsibility to realize Indonesia Gold 2045," said Rector.
AHY in his lecture generally explained that we are now entering a new world of technological revolutions, which has broadened the impacts of globalization throughout the world. Where information can be obtained instantly and realtime. Access to information is getting cheaper even without cost.
However, AHY reminds. All these conveniences do not destroy our nature as a social being, which in reality requires direct interaction.
"Now thumbs meet thumbs, we are engrossed in using gadgets only but then forget the beginning of an important meeting is to meet directly with fellow human beings. Because that's where we have empathy, caring, including leadership things, "says AHY.
To the students, AHY also advised, in this era, students should be smart to take chances. Not everyone are able to deal with this globalization regime. Only those selected can take on this great role.
"They are the ones who are able to turn challenges into opportunities, and those who are able to adapt well. They will be the winners, "he said.
In this activity, representatives of SM3T Indonesia (MSI) Aceh Community submitted 1000 books and education about the importance of literacy for Junior and elementary school in Kluet Tengah Aceh Selatan. In addition, AHY also witnessed students who do blood donation.
Besides visiting Unsyiah, AHY will also visit several areas in Aceh such as Bireuen, Sigli and Lhokseumawe. On this occasion also attended the Vice Chairman of the Aceh House, Chairman of IKA Unsyiah, Wali Nangroe, and DPR RI from Aceh.