Senior journalist Mostak Ahmed of vernacular daily Bhorer Dak died at a city hospital on Monday. He was 58.
Mostak Ahmed, former president of Dhaka Reporters Unity, breathed his last 10:55am at the National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology (NIKDU).He left behind his wife, one son, one daughter, a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
Hossain had been sufferings from kidney and heart related diseases for long.
His first namaz-e-janaza was held after Johr prayers on DRU premises followed by at National Press Club.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock at the death of Mostak Ahmed.
In a condolence message, she prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed deep sympathy to his bereaved family.
National Press Club President Shafiqur Rahman, general secretary Farida Yasmeen, DRU President Saiful Islam and general secretary Shuvo also condoled at his death.