President Hamid’s younger brother Abdul Hye dies of Covid-19
PM deeply shocked at his death
Publish- July 17, 2020, 09:15 AM
Update- July 17, 2020, 09:18 PM
Abdul Hye, the younger brother of President Abdul Hamid, died of Covid-19 at a hospital in the city early Friday. He was 67.
Abdul Hye, also a freedom fighter, breathed his last around 1:15am at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka, said President's Press Secretary M Joynal Abedin.
Hye, also assistant personal secretary to President Hamid, tested positive for coronavirus on July 2 and was then taken to the CMH.
He had been on ventilation support since July 12 following deterioration of his health condition.
Hye is survived by wife, a son, two daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
Born in 1953 in Mithamain upazila of Kishoreganj district, Abdul Hye was a commander of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Shangshad, Mithamain.