The choice of Ma'ruf came as a shock as only hours earlier local media quoted former Constitutional Court chief Muhammad Mahfud as confirming he had been picked as Jokowi's running mate.
"Wherever there have been socially conservative campaigns run within the Islamic community in Indonesia, Ma'ruf Amin has often been right at the centre of those campaigns", he said.
The two will be challenged by former general Prabowo Subianto and his vice presidential candidate pick, the deputy governor of Jakarta, Sandiaga Uno.
Ma'ruf has served as the chairman of the Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) and Advisory Leader of the Nahdlatul Ulama, the world's largest Muslim organization.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has chosen a conservative Muslim cleric who has railed against homosexuality and once issued a fatwa against secularism as his running mate for next year's election.
Widodo attended the National Election Commission headquarters with Amin and other allied political leaders, The Jakarta Post reported. Last night, Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced that his vice-president for the April elections will be Kiwi Hajj Ma'ruf Amin, 75, current president of the Council of Indonesian ulema.
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The president has been criticized by conservative Muslims for issuing a decree a year ago paving the way for the disbanding of Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia, the local branch of an worldwide Islamic organization seeking the establishment of a caliphate through peaceful means. Because he is a wise religious figure, "Widodo said last night".
According to the Jakarta Post, Ma'ruf now chairs the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), Indonesia's highest Muslim clerical body that oversees all registered Muslim organisations such as the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Muhammadiyah and the Islamic Union (Persis).
"Gerindra, PKS and PAN have entrusted me and Sandiaga Uno to be their presidential and vice-presidential candidates", Prabowo said at his home in southern Jakarta, referring to his party and its coalition partners.
"He issued fatwas condemning religious and gender minorities like the Ahmadiyah and LGBT individuals at a time they were subject to violent assaults", he said.
10 de agosto de 2018, 11:59Jakarta, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Candidates for the presidency of Indonesia for the period 2019-2024 have made their candidacies official today in this capital to the electoral authorities.
"We want to be in power on behalf of the people, we want there is no hunger and poor people in Indonesia", Prabowo said after the registration.
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