Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock at the death of Mosammat Nurunnahar Begum, mother of State Minister for Textiles and Jute and AL Central Working Committee Member Mirza Azam.
In a condolence message, the prime minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
In a separate condolence message, AL General Secretary and also Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader also expressed shock at the death of Nurunnahar Begum.
Nurunnahar Begum died of old-age complications at Square Hospital in the capital this morning at the age of 81, an AL press release said.
She left behind six sons, two daughters and grandchildren as well as a host of relatives and admirers to mourn her death.