Cikeas, West Java (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) paid a visit to Cikeas, West Java, on Saturday to pay homage to Siti Habibah, former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's (SBY’s) mother, who breathed her last on Friday.

Jokowi was accompanied by State Secretary Pratikno during the visit to Yodhoyono's home. Staying for 10 minutes, he then left the place, while Pratikno partook in the prayers for the late Habibah.

Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla earlier also paid his last respects to SBY’s mother.

Burial of Habibah's remains will be done at the Tanah Kusir public cemetery in Jakarta on Saturday evening.

SBY thanked his guests for their sympathy and prayers.

Pouring his heart out, SBY admitted to this year being the toughest for him since he lost both his wife in last June and then his mother.

Translator: Rangga PAJ, Fardah
Editor: Rahmad Nasution
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