BSS-19 Body of Syed Ashraful Islam to be brought home tomorrow

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Body of Syed Ashraful Islam to be brought home tomorrow

DHAKA, Jan 4, 2019 (BSS) – The body of Public Administration Minister and former general secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) Syed Ashraful Islam, MP, will be brought home around 6pm tomorrow.

The body of Syed Ashraf will be brought home by a flight of Bangladesh Biman, Anwarul Kabir, Member of AL’s Agriculture and Cooperatives Affairs Sub Committee, told BSS.

Public Administration Minister and former general secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) Syed Ashraful Islam, MP, died at a hospital in Bangkok at the age of 68 last night.

He had been suffering from lung cancer for a long time. He is survived by a daughter to mourn his death.

Ashraf was born in Mymensingh in 1952. His father Syed Nazrul Islam was acting President of Mujibnagar Government in 1971 and one of the key organizers of Bangladesh independence struggle.

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