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PM mourns death of AL Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim

Women Bd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today condoled the death of Awami League lawmaker and former health minister Mohammed Nasim, saying he will be remembered for his service and efforts for the welfare of the country and the nation.

In a message of condolence, the premier has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the demise of Awami League (AL) Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim, son of one of the four national leaders, Captain M Mansur Ali.

Sheikh Hasina, also the President of AL, recalled his contribution to people’s welfare, saying, “Mohammed Nasim like his father worked for the welfare of the country and the nation being inspired with the ideology of the Father of the Nation.”

He played a significant role in establishing the spirit of the Liberation War and the non-communal harmony in the country, she continued.

“At Mohammed Nasim’s death, Bangladesh has lost a true patriot and pro-people leader and I myself lost a co-warrior,” she added.

The prime minister prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Former health minister Mohammed Nasim passed away at the Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in city’s Shyamoli area this morning. He had been undergoing treatment at the hospital since June 1.

The veteran AL leader tested positive for coronavirus. But he was found coronavirus negative in the second and third test.

He also suffered a stroke and had undergone successful surgery.

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