Speaker pays tribute to Matin Khasru
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Thursday paid tributes to former law minister Abdul Matin Khasru MP (Cumilla-5), also the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law Justice and Parliamentary affairs. She paid the homage by placing a wreath at his coffin draped with the red-green national flag on Thursday after a namaz-e-janaza of the valiant freedom fighter. Also read:Ex-law minister Abdul Matin Khasru dies On behalf of the Speaker, the serjeant-at-arms of Parliament placed the wreath on the coffin of Matin Khasru, also the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president, at the premise of the Supreme Court, said a release from Parliament secretariat. Besides, Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah paid tributes to Awami League’s presidium member Abdul Matin Khasru. On his behalf, an assistant deputy serjeant-at-arms placed a wreath on his coffin there, said another release. Following his namaz-e-janaza, Abdul Matin Khasru was given the state guard of honour there by the district administration. Then people paid their last respect to the valiant freedom fighter. Matin Khasru, the five-time MP, died of Covid-19 on Wednesday afternoon at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka at the age of 72. Also read:Ex-law minister Abdul Matin Khasru on life support He had been receiving treatment at the CMH since March 16 the day he was tested positive for Covid-19. He served as the law minister during the Awami League-led government of 1996-2001. He was elected the SCBA president on March 16 last.