PROF. DR. Iskandar Zulkarnain Passed Away

Uncategorized 14th July, 2017 No Comments

“Death bring pain that only time can heal, but God always have best reason why it is happen”


Head of Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Prof. Dr. Iskandar Zulkarnain passed away on Sunday (2/7/2017), at 16.00 pm. Iskandar died after previously being treated at the Hospital Metropolitan Medical Center (MMC), Jakarta. The news of sorrow was delivered by the Head of Public Relations of the Bureau of Cooperation, Law and Public Relations of LIPI, Isrard in Jakarta, via his short message at around 16:25 pm.

“Inna illahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun Let me convey the sad news from the MMC that Mr. Iskandar Zulkarnain, Head of LIPI just (July 2, 2017, at 16.00 WIB) died, we are grieving the LIPI Family,” Isrard writes.

Earlier at around 5:38 pm, Iskandar’s health condition began to decline due to illness of liver. Based on information from the LIPI, the plan Iskandar corpse will be buried in Baitul Hikmah Mosque LIPI, Jalan Gatot Subroto, Jakarta. Then, on Monday (3/7/2017) morning, will be taken to Pasaman, West Sumatra, for burial. (Source:, July 2, 2017)


All the organizing committees of IUFRO INAFOR Joint International Conference 2017 are also sorry and feel the loss of the death of Prof. Dr. Iskandar Zulkarnain. May God forgive all his sins and give him the best place. May the abandoned families gain strength and fortitude. Amen.

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