AL leader Shamim's mother passes away
Organizing Secretary of ruling Awami League (AL) AKM Enamul Haque Shamim's mother Ashrafunnesa died yesterday afternoon. She breathed her last around 2:30pm in Dhaka's Square Hospital at the age of 72.
Ashrafunnesa had been suffering from old age complications. She left behind husband, three sons and a daughter to mourn her death. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader have expressed profound shock.
The premier bereaved the family members and prayed for salvation of the departed soul. Meantime, veteran AL leaders including Railways Minister Mujibul Haque rushed to Square Hospital to condole the death. The minister also bereaved the family.
It can be noted that, Shamim served as BCL president from 1994 to 1998. He was also a BCL leader of Jahangirnagar University (JU) unit. Hailing from Shariatpur, Shamim was vice president of JU Central Students' Union from 1989 to 1991.