Jokowi requests Cabinet members send prayers from Jakarta for his late mother

Izhari Ishak Aksa  ⋅  25 Mar 2020 12:10:20

"Based on the President's order, the funeral will be held [within the family] and members of the Indonesian Onward Cabinet and their staffers should remain in Jakarta and focus on their duties," Presidential spokesman Fadjroel Rachman said. Jokowi's mother, Sujiatmi Notomiharjo, died in Surakarta at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. She was 77. Jokowi said that his mother, Sujiatmi Notomiharjo, died after succumbing to cancer. The President had arrived in his hometown from Jakarta at about 6 p.m. In addition to his family members, State Secretary Pratikno and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung also accompanied Jokowi, Fadjroel said.