BSS-54 President mourns death of ex-Gana Parishad member Zahirul Islam

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President mourns death of ex-Gana Parishad member Zahirul Islam

DHAKA, May 18, 2020 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Advocate Zahirul Islam, former member of Gana Parishad (Constituent Assembly of Bangladesh) and a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

In a condolence message, the President prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Advocate Islam, an ex-general secretary of Cox’s Bazar district Awami League and former president of Cox’s Bazar District Bar Association, died of old-age complications at his Chattogram city residence this noon at the age of 80.

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