A former minister and also a BNP leader M Shamsul Islam has passed away at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 86.
M Shamsul Islam breathed his last at United Hospital around 2:30pm on Thursday, a day after he was admitted to the hospital.
Shamsuddin Didar, a staff of BNP Chairperson’s media wing, confirmed the news.
He had been suffering from cancer for a long time.
His first namaz-e-janaza was held at Gulshan Jame Mosque after Asr prayers.
His second and third janaza will be held at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad and in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on Friday.
He will be buried at his village graveyard in Munshiganj tomorrow.