Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Farewell Gus Dur : May Your Soul Rest In Peace

At the end of the year 2009, Indonesia has just lost one of National Leader and Former President.

Former President of Indonesia, Abdurrahman Wahid or often greeted with calls Wahid died. Gusdur certainly died Wednesday (30/12) at 18:45 PM in Cipto Mangun Hospital Kusumo (RSCM).

Wahid's younger brother, Solahudin Wahid ensure the sorrow news, saying "Gus Dur declared dead at 18:45 pm was when being prepared lie," said Gus Dur's personal secretary, Sulaeman as quoted by Antara.

Dr. Arif Wibudi officially announced the death, saying Gus Dur's condition had declined suddenly at 11:30 a.m. from complications of diabetes, kidney failure, and stroke. At 6.15 p.m. his condition became critical, and thirty minutes later he passed away.

The former presdient had been admitted to Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital on December 26 after becoming ill while traveling in East Java.

Gus Dur was born on September 7, 1940 in Jombang, East Java. He became head of the Islamic organization Nahdlatul Ulama in 1984 and founded the National Awakening Party (PKB) in 1999 before running for president.

Gus Dur's body brought to Jombang Tomorrow

The body of former President KH Abdurrahman Wahid or Gus Dur will be buried in the family tomb in the complex of Pesantren Tebuireng, Jombang, East Java, tomorrow (Thursday).

Tonight, Gus Dur's body was interred at the funeral home in Ciganjur, South Jakarta. And his plan, the bodies Thursday morning will be sent to Jombang. The procession of the funeral will be conducted by a state ceremony to be led by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

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Hobby Exchange said...

Selamat jalan Gus Dur, smoga diterma disisi Nya. Bgs Indonesia akan selalu mengnang budi baikmu.

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