Former RI President, Abdurrahman Wahid passes away


The Jakarta Post , Jakarta | Wed, 12/30/2009 7:52 PM | Headlines

Former Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid, popularly known as Gus Dur , died Wednesday at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Central Jakarta.

Gus Dur's brother, Sholahudin Wahid, or Gus Sholah, confirmed the information as quoted by

Maman Imanulhaq from the National Awakening Party (PKB) said Gus Dur passed away after undergoing a dental operation at the hospital.

Journalists are waiting for an official press conference from the late family about his death. (ewd)