Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of managing editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Shahriar Shahid.
In a condolence message, Sheikh Hasina recalled the contributions of Shahriar Shahid in the field of journalism.
She also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Shahriar died of a heart attack on Saturday at Apollo Hospitals in Dhaka at the age of 55.
Son of now defunct English daily Bangladesh Times former editor late AKM Shahidul Haque, Shahriar Shahid is survived by his wife and a son.