The 57-year-old was also a member of Chattogram city Awami League.
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Sheikh Hasina prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Tareq breathed his last this afternoon at a hospital in the capital. He left behind his wife, son, two daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers.
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Meanwhile, Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader also expressed profound sorrow and shock at Tareq’s death.