DHAKA: Former State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadek, also a lawmaker from Jessore-6 constituency, has passed away.
She was 78.
Ismat Ara breathed her last around 11:30 am at a private hospital in the capital while undergoing treatment.
She was elected as a lawmaker from Jashore-6 constituency from the Awami League.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her shock at the death of MP Ismat Ara Sadek.
BDST: 1312 HRS, JAN 21, 2010