Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Amir of Hifazat-e-Islam and a noted Islamic thinker Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi.
In a condolence message, Sheikh Hasina said Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi made a significant contribution to the propagation of Islamic education and also played a role in modernising Qawmi madrasa education system.
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The Prime Minister prayed for salvation of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi, 104, breathed his last in a hospital in the capital on Friday evening.