Government Policy

AL leader Mohammed Nasim’s 73rd birth anniversary tomorrow

The 73rd birth anniversary of seasoned

politician, former presidium member of Awami League and 14-party

alliance spokesperson Mohammad Nasim will be observed tomorrow.

Marking his birthday, offering jiarat at his grave, doa and milad

mahfil will be arranged at Sobhanbagh Jame Masjid with following

health guidelines in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.

Besides, foods and clothes will be distributed among distressed

people on behalf of Nasim’s family.

Nasim’s son and Awami Swechchhasebak League vice-president Tanvir

Shakil Joy sought prayers from the people for eternal peace of his

father’s soul.

Mohammed Nasim was born to Captain M Mansur Ali, one of the four

national leaders who were killed inside the Dhaka central jail, and

Amena Mansur at Kazipur upazila in Sirajganj on April 2, 1948.

Captain M Mansur Ali was one of the organizers of the Liberation

War, a minister of war-time government of Bangladesh and the third

prime minister of independent Bangladesh.

Nasim obtained his bachelor degree from the then Jagannath College,

now Jagannath University.

He was elected lawmaker for six times. Being elected an MP from

Sirajganj-1 in 2014, he became health and family welfare minister on

January 12 on that year.

During the 1996 AL government tenure, he served as minister for

home, housing and public works, posts and telecommunication


Nasim passed away while undergoing treatment at Bangladesh

Specialized Hospital on June 13, 2020 at 72.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)