Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday expressed profound shock at the death of eminent singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah.
In a condolence message, the minister said Shahnaz will ever be remembered for her outstanding contributions in the culture arena.
Hasan, also the publicity and publication secretary of the ruling Awami League, prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Shahnaz died of a cardiac arrest at her Baridhara residence last night at the age of 67.
The singer was awarded Ekushey Padak, National Film Award, Shilpakala Academy Award and Bangladesh Film Journalist Association Award during her successful career.