Asmat Ali’s death anniv today

21 October, 2017 12:00 AM printer

The 24th death anniversary of former lawmaker and central Awami League leader Advocate Moulavi Asmat Ali Khan, father of Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, will be observed today, reports BSS.

Asmat Ali, a close aide of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and former MLA of East Pakistan Provincial Council and Member of Parliament (MP) in the first Jatiya Sangsad, said a press release.

To mark the day, a discussion, doa and milad mahfil will be held at the office of Madaripur district unit of Awami League.

Another doa-mahfil will be held at Chandbari Jame Mosque adjacent to the residence of the late politician in Madaripur hometown, the release added.

Meanwhile, Asmat Ali’s eldest son and shipping minister Shajahan Khan urged all to attend the event timely.