BNP leader AKM Mosharraf dies of COVID-19

Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:19, Oct 17,2020


AKM Mosharraf Hossain

Former state minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s advisor, AKM Mosharraf Hossain, died of COVID-19 infection at a private hospital in the capital Saturday night. He was 83.

‘He breathed his last at about 8:30pm while undergoing treatment,’ said the BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shayrul Kabir Khan.

The BNP leader left behind his two sons to mourn his death.

A former secretary for industries affairs and a former state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, Mosharraf was an elected lawmaker twice with BNP ticket.

He was a former president of Mymensingh south district unit of BNP.

Party's acting chairman Tarique Rahman and secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at his death.

Shayrul said that the namaj-e janaza of Mossharraf will be held at Muktagachha Upazila School playground after Zuhr prayer on Sunday.

He will be buried at his village graveyard at Kandigao under Muktagachha in Mymensingh.


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