DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (June 13) condoled the death of Awami League presidium member and spokesperson of central 14-party Mohammd Nasim.
In a condolence message, she expressed deep shock and sorrow at the demise of the Awami League lawmaker from Sirajganj-1 constituency and former health minister.
“Mohammad Nasim like his father Captain M Mansur Ali worked for the welfare of the country and the nation until his death following the ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” she said in the message.
The premier said: "Defying all odds and hurdles he played unique role to establish the ideals of the Liberation War and the spirit of secularism.
“Bangladesh has lost a true patriot and pro-people leader as well as I myself lost a trustworthy co-warrior,” she added.
The Prime Minister prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Former Health Minister and Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim died at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital on Saturday. He was 72
BDST: 1524 HRS, JUN 13, 2020