|Fun Bike IKA UII ‘Coloring’ Yogyakarta|
|Sunday, 08 July 2012|
On Saturday morning (7/8), the roads around Yogyakarta nuanced in red and white. 15 thousands of people participated in Fun Bike IKA UII 2012 that was held to celebrate 69th UII anniversary.
Ministers of United Indonesia Cabinet II including State Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan and Minister of Sport and Youth, Andi Mallarangeng involved in this event. Also joining in this event were Chairman of Constitutional Court Prof. Mahfud MD, Deputy Chairman of KPK Busjro Muqoddas, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia who also serves as Chairman of IKA Jakarta, Dr. Halim Alamsyah SE, SH, MA and many others.
The Ministers and thousands of participants took start from UII Cik Ditiro campus into finish line at Alun Alun Utara Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta North Square). The Fun Bike started at 06.00 A.M through several historical places.
This event was also enlivened by door prizes drawing. The total prize of this activity reached 550 million rupiah including 8 umrah packages, 20 motorcycles, 40 bikes, 11 washing machines, 10 refrigerators and many other prizes.
According to UII Rector, Prof Dr. Edy Suandi Hamid, M.Ec, this activity is part of UII’s contribution to society. "From academic perspective, universities should not become an ‘ivory tower’ that ignored the society.” He said