Jatiya Party leader dies of COVID-19

Staff Correspondent | Published: 14:39, Jul 11,2020 | Updated: 01:01, Jul 12,2020


Former Jatiya Party presidium member Khalid Akhter.

Former Jatiya Party presidium member retired major Khalid Akhter, also late president HM Ershad’s personal secretary, died from COVID-19 at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital Saturday morning. He was 62.

He was also the chairman of Ershad Trust.

New chairman of the trust, elected on July 9, Mamunur Rashid said that Khalid Akhter admitted to the hospital on June 11.

He is survived by two sons and a daughter.

Jatiya party chairman GM Quader, chief patron Rawshan Ershad and secretary general Mashiur Rahman Ranga expressed condolences on the death of Khalid.

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