KARACHI: Indonesian Consul General in Karachi, Totok Prianamto, passed away in the city on January 9, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia confirmed Sunday.
The diplomat was under treatment for COVID-19 at South City Hospital-Clifton for the past two weeks. On Saturday he suffered severe heart attack and passed away at around 4pm.
This was confirmed to APP by Mr Abdi, consul for information and socio-cultural affairs, Consulate of Indonesia.
The late Indonesian CG’s body will be airlifted to his homeland as soon as the medico-legal formalities are completed.
‘Condolences on sad demise of Indonesian Consul General in Karachi’
Pakistan has expressed condolence on the demise of Indonesian Consul General in Karachi, Totok Prianamto, due to cardiac arrest.
“We are deeply saddened on the demise of Indonesian Consul General in Karachi, Totok Prianamto, due to cardiac arrest,” Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a statement.
He said Consul General Totok Prianamto played an important role in strengthening bilateral relations between Pakistan and Indonesia, and Islamabad deeply value his positive contributions.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the late Consul General Totok Prianamto’s family and friends,” the spokespersons said, adding: “We also convey our deepest condolences to the brotherly Government of Indonesia.”