BSS-71 Jabbar mourns death of Pranab Mukherjee

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Jabbar mourns death of Pranab Mukherjee

DHAKA, Aug 31, 2020 (BSS) – Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.

In a condolence message, he said India’s first Bengali President Pranab Mukherjee was a true friend of Bangladesh.

“The Bengali nation will always remember his immense contribution to the War of Liberation with deep respect and admiration,” said Jabbar.

He also prayed for peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the members of his bereaved family.

Pranab Mukherjee passed away this evening after fighting for life for the last 21 days at a hospital in New Delhi at the age of 84.

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