A former Indonesian ambassador to the Netherlands, Junus Effendy Habibie, passed away at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in Jakarta on Monday morning.
Junus Effendy Habibie, also a former Transportation Ministry sea transportation director general, was a graduate of the Navy Academy (AAL) in Surabaya.
He underwent various naval training programs, including the United States Marine Corps Staff-V (Planning) Course in Coronado, California, the US; the Instructor Course at the United States Naval Training Centre in San Diego, California, US; and the US Navy Planning Course and Instructor Course in California, US, all in 1964.
Junus, a brother of former president BJ Habibie, served as the Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands from 2006. He was also a member of the House of Representatives from 2004 until 2006.
Junus is survived by his wife, Miriam, and three children, M. Tauchid, M. Syahrullah and M. Bacharuddin. (han)