Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock at the death of Mohammad Fayek Mia, a valiant freedom fighter and sub-sector commander during the Liberation War.
In a condolence message, the prime minister recalled with profound respect the outstanding contributions of Fayek Mia to the Liberation War. "The nation has lost a valiant freedom fighter at his death," she said.
Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Fayek Mia, 72, was a commander of Gopalganj Muktijoddha Sangsad and two-time elected chairman of Barni union parishad in Tungipara upazila.
He is survived by his wife, four sons, two daughters as well as a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.