May 05 00:27Former president Soeharto in hospital
Jakarta (Antara News
) - Former president Soeharto was admitted to Pertamina hospital in south Jakarta at around 6.30 pm on Thursday but hospital officials could not provide information on his illness.
"It is true, Pak (Father) Harto was admitted to the hospital in the afternoon. You had better confirm about it further tomorrow," a hospital suprvisor said.
Two days ago he met with former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohammad at his residence and several days ago he attended the wedding of his granddaughter at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah.
Over the past few years, Soeharto was hospitalized several times.
On September 23, 2000 he was also taken to Pertamina Hospital After nine hours of examination by 24 doctors led by Prof Dr Djakaria he was declared physically healthy but suffering from neurologial problems. Since then he was treated at the hospital several times.(*)