Soldiers carry the coffin containing former Indonesian President BJ Habibie. Photo: AP Soldiers carry the coffin containing former Indonesian President BJ Habibie. Photo: AP
Soldiers carry the coffin containing former Indonesian President BJ Habibie. Photo: AP

Indonesia’s Joko Widodo hails BJ Habibie as ‘true statesman’ as nation goes into three-day mourning

  • In a speech, President Joko Widodo hailed Habibie as a ‘role model for all of the nation’s children’
  • The ceremony was attended by more than 700 officials and public figures, including former presidents Megawati Soekarnoputri and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Topic |   Indonesia
Soldiers carry the coffin containing former Indonesian President BJ Habibie. Photo: AP Soldiers carry the coffin containing former Indonesian President BJ Habibie. Photo: AP
Soldiers carry the coffin containing former Indonesian President BJ Habibie. Photo: AP
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