Sylhet, Aug 14 (UNB)- The former president of Sylhet Awami League (AL), ANM Shafiqul Haque passed away on Wednesday. He was 74 at his death.
He died at 3:38 pm while undergoing treatment at Al Harmain Hospital in Sylhet town.
Shafiqul left his wife, three daughters, two sons and well-wishers to mourn his death.
The body of this veteran AL leader will be taken to Sylhet Central Shaheed Minar premises on Thursday and will be buried at Moluvigao village in Bishwanath upazila after the first namaj-e-janaza at the shrine of Hazrat Shahazalal (Ra) and second one in the village.
PM offers condolences
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of ANM Shafiqul Haque, former member Jatiya Parishad of the party.
In a condolence message, she said that AL lost a skilled organiser and tested political leader at his death.
The prime minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.