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Jokowi joins G20 e-summit after mother laid to rest

  • Ganug Nugroho Adi

    The Jakarta Post

Surakarta/Jakarta   /   Fri, March 27 2020   /  12:47 am
Last farewell: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (left) stands next to a coffin carried by members of the Presidential Security Detail during the funeral of his mother Sudjiatmi Notomihardjo in Surakarta, Central Java on Thursday.(Courtesy of Presidential Palace/Agus Suparto)(left) stands next to a coffin carried by members of the Presidential Security Detail during the funeral of his mother Sudjiatmi Notomihardjo in Surakarta, Central Java on Thursday.(Courtesy of Presidential Palace/Agus Suparto)

Last farewell: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (left) stands next to a coffin carried by members of the Presidential Security Detail during the funeral of his mother Sudjiatmi Notomihardjo in Surakarta, Central Java on Thursday.(Courtesy of Presidential Palace/Agus Suparto)President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and his family gathered on Thursday to pay their final respects to Jokowi’s late mother, Sudjiatmi Notomihardjo, who was laid to rest at family cemetery in Mundu, Gondangrejo district, Karanganyar, Central Java.

Despite being bereaved, Jokowi participated in a video-conference summit with Group of 20 leaders on Thursday evening from Bogor Palace, West Java.

The burial took place at 1:18 p.m., after the President held a funeral prayer in Surakarta, his hometown and the city where his mother had lived.

Sudjiatmi, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77 af...