Celebrating the 73rd Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, all Medan Area University (UMA) academics and students of SMK / SMA / equivalent in Medan City participated in a leisurely walk, Thursday (16/08).
The activity, which was attended by at least 1,000 participants, was symbolically released by the Rector of the University of Medan Area Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan M.Eng, M.Sc, by taking the route from the front of the Medan City Post Office, then walking around Perintis Kemerdekaan Street, then finishing in front of the Faculty of Psychology, University of Medan Area Jl. Kolam No.1, Medan Estate.
Before releasing the participants for a leisurely walk, the Chancellor said that the activity which began at 07.30 WIB was an activity to welcome the 73rd Indonesian Independence Day and a reflection of gratitude for the health of the entire UMA academic community and so that they were able to work to develop the educational institution.
“This is a form of our gratitude to Allah SWT, because until now we are still given health, for that we must always maintain the health that has been given,” said Prof. Dadan.
From the observation at the location, after completing the hike, while resting the body, all participants can also enjoy a food and drink banquet.
As information, in addition to the above activities, participants also get interesting entertainment and door prizes. Where, the door prize is a form of appreciation and participation from UMA partners to enliven the 73rd Indonesian Independence Day Walk.