Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung

Indonesian Foreign Policy Stalwart Dino Djalal Tests Positive for Covid-19

September 17, 2020, 01.22 AM

JAKARTA, – Former Indonesian Deputy Foreign Minister Dino Patti Djalal has tested positive for Covid-19.

Mohamad Irfan, executive secretary for the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI), which the 55-year-old Dino helped found, confirmed the news a day after he was admitted to the Gatot Subroto Army Hospital (RSPAD) on September 15.

Also read: Jakarta Administration Secretary Saefullah Dies After Contracting Covid-19

“[FPCI] chairman Dino Patti Djalal is in RSPAD Gatot Subroto, after he experienced respiratory issues that grew worse over the past six days,” state news agency Antara quoted Irfan as saying on Wednesday, September 16.

“[Dino] has been moved to [RSPAD Gatot Soebroto’s] intensive care unit due to his critical condition. He sends his love to all his friends and hope that they all pray [for his recovery].”

Known as one of Indonesia’s leading foreign policy stalwarts, Dino served as deputy foreign minister from July to October 2014.

Also read: Indonesia Calls for Greater ASEAN-US Cooperation to Combat Covid-19

He also served as Indonesia’s Ambassador to the United States from 2010 to 2013, where he marked his tenure as the founder of the Congress of Indonesian Diaspora.

Prior to his ambassadorial posting, Dino was also a spokesman for former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono or SBY from 2004 to 2010. SBY also awarded him the Bintang Jasa Utama medal, one of Indonesia’s most distinguished awards for public service, in 2010.

(Writer: Ihsanuddin | Editor: Krisiandi)


Simak breaking news dan berita pilihan kami langsung di ponselmu. Pilih saluran andalanmu akses berita WhatsApp Channel : Pastikan kamu sudah install aplikasi WhatsApp ya.

Comment wisely and responsibly. Comments are entirely the responsibility of the commentator as regulated in the ITE Law
Thank You! We have received your report. We will remove comments that conflict with the Community Guidelines and the ITE Law.

More Headlines

April 14, 2023, 12.38 PM

Indonesia Detects New Covid Arcturus Variant

Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung


Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Close Ads