Dhaka – State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah has passed away at the age 74.
He breathed his last at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka on Saturday, a personal aide to the state minister said. The state minister had been suffering from various age-old complications, Sheikh Nazmul Haque Shaikat said.
Abdullah was also the Awami League’s religious affairs secretary.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed shock at his demise while they prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Both the President and the Premier conveyed as well deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.