Former member of parliament for Sylhet-4 constituency and Bangladesh Nationalist Party assistant general secretary Dildar Hossain Selim died on Wednesday.
He was 73.
Selim, also Sylhet District Sports Association ex-general secretary, breathed his last at a private hospital in the Sylhet city at about 9:45pm.
BNP Sylhet district joint convener Abdul Ahad Khan Jamal confirmed his death.
He said Selim had been suffering from old age complications, including paralysis, diabetics and respiratory problem.
Selim was admitted to Mount Adora Hospital in the city on Tuesday as his respiratory problem worsened.
Selim is survived by his son and two daughters, who have been living in the United States of America.
BNP Sylhet city branch president Nasim Hossain told New Age that the children of Selim will hopefully arrive on Saturday.
He said that the timetable of his namaz-e-janaza will be set immediately after their arrival at their house at Lamabazar in the city.
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