Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s advisory council member Muhammad Abdul Haque died at a hospital in Sylhet city on Friday morning.
He was 69. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
Popularly known as MA Haque, the BNP leader was admitted to North East Medical College Hospital on June 30 with breathing problem, the hospital’s deputy director Sajjadur Rahman said.
He said that MA Haque was suffering from asthma, diabetes and some old age complications.
Sajjadur said that his sample was collected on Thursday for COVID-19 test.
BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said that businessman MA Haque was a former president of Sylhet district and city BNP.
He was buried at his family graveyard at his village home in Kaluma area under Balaganj upazila in Sylhet districts after Maghrib prayers.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed his deep shock at the death. He prayed for the eternal peace of his departed soul and extended his sympathy to the bereaved family members.
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