Altaful Karim, youngest brother of Ihsanul Karim, the press secretary to the Prime Minister, died of cancer at a city hospital on Monday evening at the age of 63.
“Altaful Karim breathed his last at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital at Kalyanpur around 7:00 pm on Monday,” family sources said on Tuesday, reports BSS.He is survived by his wife, a son and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
Karim’s namaz-e-janaza was held after Zohr prayers at Mansurabad Mosque at Adabar in the capital on Tuesday. Later, he was buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard. His qulkhwani will be held at his Mansurabad residence after Asr prayers on March 22 (Friday).
Relatives, friends and well-wishers of the deceased have been requested to attend the qualkhwani and pray for the eternal peace of his departed soul. Karim, the youngest son of noted social worker of Kushtia late Mahbubul Karim, was working at a private institution.