Bula Ahmed, wife of Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman, passed away in the capital on Sunday morning.
She was 70.Bula Ahmed breathed her last at 8:45am while undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital. Bula had been suffering from a geriatric disease for a long time.
She left behind a son, family members, relatives and a host of friends and well-wishers to mourn her death.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed their profound shock and sorrow at the death of Bula Ahmed.
In a condolence message, the head of the state prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed the deepest sympathy to her bereaved family.
In another message, the premier prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Bula Ahmed, also a valiant freedom fighter, was actively involved in the mass movement of 1969 as a progressive leader.She contributed to various national and society building activities including women empowerment, social welfare and development of education system as the Cultural Secretary and leader of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad.