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Vice President attending funeral of Cambodian deputy prime minister

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Jakarta | Sun, March 19, 2017 | 03:53 pm
Vice President attending funeral of Cambodian deputy prime minister Vice President Jusuf Kalla (second right) and his wife, Mufidah Jusuf Kalla, pose for reporters after they cast their votes in the Jakarta gubernatorial election in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, on Feb. 15. Kalla flew to Cambodia on Sunday to attend the funeral of Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sok An. (Antara/Wahyu Putro A)

Vice President Jusuf Kalla departed for Cambodia on Sunday morning to attend the funeral of the deputy prime minister of Cambodia, Sok An, in Phnom Penh.

The deputy prime minister passed away at the age of 66 on March 15 while he was receiving medical treatment in Beijing.

“Mr. Vice President went to Cambodia this morning to attend the funeral ceremony,” the Vice President secretariat said in a release on Sunday.

The Vice President and his wife, Mufidah Kalla, are also scheduled to make a courtesy visit to the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace, the prime minister's office.

The Vice President would return to Indonesia later today. (rdi/dmr)

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