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Singapore - Tazeen Akhtar + DNA - Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Burhan Mohammad who sustained serious burn injured in the Naltar helicopter crash on May 08 has died. He succumbed to his injuries in a Singapore hospital on Tuesday.

Ambassador Burhan was among those diplomats who were seriously injured in the copter crash. Two ambassadors and two ambassadors’ wives were killed in that crash. Wife of Ambassador of Indonesia was also included among the deceased.

Soon after the crash, the injured were flown from Gilgit to Rawalpindi were they were given treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rawalpindi. However keeping in view the precarious condition of Ambassador Burhan, he was shifted immediately to CMH Kharian to be treated at the Burn Center.

Nevertheless the Indonesian government then decided to shift him to Singapore.  On his way to Singapore Ambassador Burhan’s health deteriorated therefore his air ambulance had to make an emergency landing in India. He was shifted to Singapore afterwards.

Meanwhile the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Ambassador Burhan.

The PM lauded late Ambassador’s role in promoting friendship between Indonesia and Pakistan and prayed that Allah Almighty may bless the departed soul with eternal bliss and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss.

The diplomatic fraternity has als0 expressed grief over the sad demise of Ambassador of Indonesia. Diplomats lauded Ambassador Burhan’s services for promotion of bilateral relations with Pakistan besides his contribution to cementing diplomatic bonds

Late Mr Burhan was a very good musician. Just a few months ago , there was a music show in the embassy organized by him. Diplomats from different countries participated and some ambassadors also performed their music skills before the audience and got a big applaud. Mr Burhan also organized a number of cultural shows in the embassy and other places to strengthen people to people relations. He was a soft spoken , friendly with everyone , ready to meet and talk person.

Mr Burhan could not live without his wife. He left this world to meet his half in the heavens. May his and his wife's sauls rest in peace.