Former President BJ Habibie Passes Away, Indonesian Citizens Raise Half-Flag

Former Indonesian President, BJ Habibie Passed Away (photo: special)

Jakarta, MINA – Indonesian the 3rd President, Bacharuddin Jusuf (BJ) Habibie passed away at Gatot Subroto Army Central Hospital (RSPAD) on Wednesday afternoon, September 11. The government set a national day of mourning for three days until Saturday.

“So we set a national mourning for three days. So, later (today) until September 14, “said Minister of State Secretary Pratikno in his statement at Ministry of State Secretariat, Jakarta.

As a final tribute, Pratikno invited all Indonesian people to raise the half-flag from tonight to September 14. In addition to the community, government offices both at home, and abroad are also asked to do the same thing.

“We appeal to the public, also to the offices of state or government institutions, both at home and abroad to raise half-flag until September 14, 2019,” he said.(T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)