Oikya Front condoles Nasim's death


13th June, 2020 06:53:34 printer

Oikya Front condoles Nasim's death

Jatiya Oikya Front, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Saturday condoled the death of Awami League presidium member and former Health Minister Mohammad Nasim.

In a condolence message, the top leaders of the alliance said, "The role of Mohammad Nasim in all democratic movements of Bangladesh, including the Liberation War, will ever be remembered."

“We’re deeply saddened at his demise,” the message added.

TheOikya Front leaders prayed for salvation of the departed soul of Nasima and conveyed their sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Gonoforum president Dr Kamal Hossain, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee member Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan, JSD president ASM Abdur Rob, Nagorik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, Gonoforum general secretary Dr Reza Kibria, Gonoshasthaya Kendra fonder Dr Zafrullah and Prof Nurul Amin Bepari jointly issued the message.

Mohammed Nasim, who suffered a stroke while undergoing treatment for coronavirus, passed away at a city hospital on Saturday at the age of 72.

On June 5, the former minister underwent a successful surgery after his condition worsened following the stroke while undergoing treatment. Since then, he had been in coma.

Nasim, son of M Mansur Ali, one of the slain four national leaders, was born on April 2, 1948 in Sirajganj.

He served as Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Minister of Home Affairs respectively during 2014–2019 and 1999–2001.