BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed passed away at a hospital in Singapore on Tuesday. He was 80.
He breathed his last around 6:30pm (Bangladesh Time) while undergoing treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital.
Barrister Moudud Ahmed's chamber's junior lawyer Barrister Abdullah Al Mahmud confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
Earlier he was shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Mount Elizabeth Hospital after his physical condition had been deteriorated.
On February 1, the BNP leader was admitted to Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore for advanced treatment. His wife Hasna Moudud, daughter of famous poet Jasimuddin, is there with him.
Moudud Ahmed is one of the founding members of the BNP. He joined Jatiya Party in 1985 and served as prime minister and vice president in military ruler HM Ershad's government.
After the fall of Ershad, Moudud returned to BNP in 1996 and was made law minister in Khaleda Zia's government in 2001.
BDST: 1909 HRS, MAR 16, 2021