Ex-MP Sirajul Islam dies of Covid-19 in US
Md Sirajul Islam, former two-time member of parliament (MP) from Moulvibazar-1 constituency and Moulvibazar's Barlekha upazila Awami League former president died on Sunday of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in New York. He was 75.
He breathed his last at 6:00pm (local time) at Elmhurst Hospital in New York, said a press release of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change here.
Islam is survived by his wife, a son and four daughters.
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Islam, who was one of the organizers of Liberation War.
He prayed for eternal peace of departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to bereaved family. -UNB