Palu, 11/9 (Public Relations of IAIN Palu) - Chancellor of the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Palu, Central Sulawesi, Prof. Dr. H Sagaf S Pettalongi MPd appealed to all academic community and committee not to disappoint participants and guests of "Annual International Conference on Islamic 18th Studies "(AICIS).

"Serve guests and participants who attend well, because this concerns our good name, the good name of this college," he said at a coordination meeting on the evaluation of the performance of the 18th AICIS committee, at IAIN Palu, Monday.

He said, AICIS guests and participants from within and outside the country began heading to Palu City, around 15 September, through air transportation.

Therefore, all parties including the part of the receptionist and the person in charge of transportation to stay and be active at Mutiara Sis Aljufri Palu Airport picking up guests and participants.

He also appealed to the committee and academics to focus and be serious in improving facilities and infrastructure including campus cleanliness for the success of AICIS.

The appeal was included with instructions to the vice chancellors, dean representatives, postgraduate directors, agency heads, unit heads, administrative staff and the AICIS local committee to remain on office on holidays starting on 11, 15 and 16 September 2018.

The appeal letter numbered B - 2145 and 2134 / In. 13 / KS.01.1 / 09/2018 regarding overtime instructions and still fill in the attendance list through the system (finger print).

He admitted that the Palu IAIN was still awaiting certainty regarding officials who will open the international conference.

"Today we are promised to be informed about the readiness of the Minister of Religion to open AICIS activities. We are still waiting," he said.

He was pessimistic about the IAIN Palu plan to present President Joko Widodo to open AICIS in Palu on September 18. Given the tightness of the President's activities.

"Whoever is the official who will open whether the President or the Minister of Religion, the time to conduct the permanent opening still on September 18 is at the Mercure Hotel Palu," he said.