State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique expressed deep shock at the death of deputy secretary Irin Parvin Badhon.
Badhon, an administration cadre of the BCS 11th batch, died in a Singapore hospital on Sunday evening.
In a condolence message on Monday, Ismat Ara said that the nation has lost a meritorious officer.
“She has performed duties in various tiers of administration with honesty and sincerely. Her demise is an irreparable damage for the nation,” reads the message.
The junior minister prayed for salvation of the departed soul and conveyed her deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.