The Assessment Institute for Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics Indonesian Council of Ulama (LPPOM MUI) held a virtual gathering on May 18, 2021. This is an activity that is routinely held after Idul Fitri for all LPPOM MUI personnel.
Executive Director of LPPOM MUI, Ir. Muti Arintawati, M.Si, explained that the event tradition of LPPOM MUI had been built for a long time by the predecessors of the leadership of LPPOM MUI. As we know, LPPOM MUI has existed in the world of halal certification since 32 years ago.
“Every year we gather, not only auditors and employees but also involve the LPPOM MUI extended family. This is expected to strengthen our ukhuwah. Because the strength of LPPOM MUI cannot be separated from the support of our families,” said Muti.
In addition, Muti also said that now LPPOM MUI is transforming line with the challenges of halal regulation. This makes LPPOM MUI have to leave the comfort zone to the next zone that needs to be fought for. Once again, Muti emphasized that the success of LPPOM MUI in this new form requires the support and prayers of the LPPOM MUI big family.
“The need to maintain the IHSAN values ??(integrity, reliability, synergy, enthusiasm for innovation, and the unified number of customers) as a corporate value that all LPPOM MUI personnel must carry out. By applying the IHSAN value, I believe this transformation period will reap good results,” said Muti.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chairman of the Central MUI, Dr. KH Marsudi Syuhud who was also present gave tausiyah in Halal bi Halal LPPOM MUI explained that hospitality such as organizing halal bi halal can facilitate the reduction of sustenance and increase age.
In addition, Kiai Marsudi who also serves as the Board of Trustees of the LPPOM MUI emphasized working for himmayatul ummah, keeping people to always consume halal things, including jihad with righteous deeds.
“Keeping people consuming halal is a tool of jihad today. For people who are willing to do this, the rewards are very clear. In addition, LPPOM MUI must also connect with clients and the community. This is also friendship or silaturahmi that will provide sustenance,” said Kiai Marsudi (YN)