Awami League presidium member and public administration minister Syed Ashraful Islam’s wife Sheila Islam passed away on Monday.
She breathed her last at 8:10am at UCLH hospital in London where she was undergoing treatment.
She left behind her husband, daughter Rima Ashraf and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn her death.
Sheila, a retired headmistress at a London school, had been suffering from cancer for long. She was 58.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed their deep shock at the death of Syed Ashraful’s wife Sheila Islam.
They prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the family members and relatives of the deceased.
Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury also condoled the death of Sheila Islam.
AL general secretary Obaidul Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, expressed deep shock at the death of Sheila Islam.
Education Minister and AL presidium member Nurul Islam Nahid, LGRD Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif, among others, also expressed deep shock at the death of Syed Ashraf’s wife Sheila Islam.