Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tributes to Awami League Advisory Council member and former state minister for LGRD and Cooperatives Advocate Rahmat Ali who passed away in the morning.
The Prime Minister placed a wreath at his coffin at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban to pay respects to him.
After placing the wreath at the coffin draped in the national flag, she also stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Rahmat Ali.
Later, accompanied by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also the president of AL, laid another wreath at the coffin of Rahmat Ali, also a former MP and valiant freedom fighter, on behalf of the party.
She later talked to family members of the deceased and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Earlier, a namaz-e-janaza of Rahmat Ali was held at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
Ministers, deputy speaker, chief whip, whips, MPs and leaders of different political parties attended the janaza.