President attends Janaza of Syed Asharf at JS complex
Published : 06 Jan 2019, 10:00:45
President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday attended the namaz-e-janaza of Public Administration Minister and Awami League Presidium Member at South Plaza of the parliament complex at about 10:30 am.
The President also paid his tribute to Syed Ashraf, an eminent politician and son of national leader Syed Nazrul Islam by placing wreath on his coffin.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the leader of the House, placed wreath on the coffin of her cabinet colleague subsequently.
Later, Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Deputy Speaker M Fazley Rabbi Mia placed wreaths there.
Soon after the arrival at JS Complex, the President talked to the bereaved family members.
President Hamid also offered a post-janaza munajat where Prime Minister Sheikh Hasaina, Speaker, deputy speaker, ministers, lawmakers, senior leaders of Awami League and other political parties, well-wishers, officials and parliament’s employees attended.
They sought eternal peace of the departed soul of Ashraful Islam, who breathed his last on Thursday at a Bangkok hospital in Thailand at the age of 68 after battling against lung cancer.-BSS