Musa Mia, chairman of Kuliarchar Group, passed away in a city hospital on Saturday after suffering from cancer for a long time. He was 63.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter and a host of relatives and admirers.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of Musa Mia, also an adviser of the Awami League Kuliarchar Upazila unit under Kishoreganj.
They also prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and extended their deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
His eldest son Imtiaz bin Musa Jisan is the mayor of Kuliarchar municipality and president of Kuliarchar Upazila Awami League.
Famous philanthropist Musa Mia was born on March 5, 1956 in an aristocratic Muslim family in Pailanpur village of the upazila. His father Abul Kashem Kanchan Mia was a reputed fish trader and social worker.