Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Md Anwar Hossain, father of deputy press secretary-1 to the Prime Minister Md Ashraful Alam Khokan.
She prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Md Anwar Hossain breathed his last at 9:40am due to old age complications at the age of 79. He left behind two sons, two daughters and a host of relatives and well wishers.
His namaj-e-janaja will be held at Taraganj Bazar of Kapasia upazila of Gazipur district after Asr prayer.
Meanwhile, Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader also expressed his profound sorrow and shock at the death.