Reception of Mr. Arifin Panigoro’s Body at Soekarno Hatta Airport, Tangerang

The body of the late Mr. Arifin Panigoro, Wantimpres Member, who died on February 28, 2022 in Rochester, United States, finally arrived in Indonesia in the early hours of March 8, 2022 at 00:55 WIB at Soekarno Hatta Airport. The body was welcomed by the family and the Presidential Advisory Council after the Body Reception Ceremony as an official honor ceremony, preceded by the signing the minutes of the body handover by Cecep Herawan, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Presidential Advisory Council. The ceremony was led by M. Mardiono, a member of the Wantimpres as the Inspector and Commander of the Ceremony, Lieutenant Colonel Sony, with the formation of the I/Jakarta Permanent Garrison troops. The ceremony began at 02.05 WIB including preparations for carrying the body, honoring and handing over the body. The ceremony took place solemnly witnessed by the family, including his wife, children, grandchildren, son-in-law and extended family. Furthermore, the body will be buried at the funeral home at Jalan Benda Atas Number 78, Cilandak, South Jakarta where the tahlilan, preparation for the funeral prayer, and an official state funeral ceremony will be held at 12.05 WIB this afternoon.