Thursday, 19 September 2019 | 11:23 WIB

BJ Habibie Passes Away, President Jokowi Arrives at Gatot Soebroto Hospital

Indonesia President Joko Widodo (left) and former Indonesia President BJ Habibie (liputan6)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesia President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has arrived at the Gatot Soebroto Army Hospital (RSPAD) in Central Jakarta, about 5 minutes after the announcement on the passing away of former Indonesia President BJ Habibie, on Wednesday (11/09/2019). The former President of Indonesia passed away at 18:03 Indonesian western time.

The President arrived at RSPAD Gatot Soebroto at 18.10 WIB using a black sedan car with license plate RI 1, accompanied by his son Gibran Rangkabuming Raka.

The passing away of BJ Habibie was announced by his son, Thareq Habibie, after the day before it was mentioned that BJ Habibie's health condition had stabilized after undergoing treatment in the ICU of Gatot Soebroto Hospital.

Three days earlier, President Jokowi visited Habibie at the hospital, as quoted from Antara.