Former state minister AKM Mosharraf dies of COVID-19
Published : Saturday, 17 October, 2020 at 11:28 PM Count : 286
Former state minister and BNP chairperson's advisor AKM Mosharraf Hossain died of COVID-19 infection at a private hospital in the capital Saturday night. He was 83.
"Mosharraf Hossain breathed his last at about 8:30pm while undergoing treatment for coronavirus infection," said the BNP chairperson's press wing member Shayrul Kabir Khan.
The BNP leader left behind two sons to mourn his death.
A former secretary for industries affairs and a former state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, Mosharraf Hossain was an elected lawmaker twice with BNP nomination.
He was a former president of Mymensingh south district unit of BNP.
Party's acting chairman Tarique Rahman and secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at his death.
Shayrul said that the namaj-e janaza of Mossharraf will be held at Muktagachha Upazila School playground after Zohr prayer on Sunday.
He will be buried at his village graveyard at Kandigao under Muktagachha in Mymensingh.