Top NU Cleric KH Hasyim Muzadi Passes Away

LB Ciputri Hutabarat    •    16 Maret 2017 12:57 WIB
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Top NU Cleric KH Hasyim Muzadi Passes Away
KH Hasyim Muzadi (Photo: Antara/Ari Bowo Sucipto)

Metrotvnws.com, Jakarta: Presidential Advisory Council (Wantimpres) member and former Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) chairman KH Hasyim Muzadi passed away at 6.15 AM on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

He died at the age of 72 at his residence in Malang, East Java. 

"KH Hasyim Muzadi passed away this morning," Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said.

"Let us pray for him," he continued.

His condition had been deteroriating since January. He was brought to the hospital on March 11. He was then discharged from the hospital on March 13.


(WAH)