Hasan condoles death of Khoka

DHAKA Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today

expressed profound shock at the death of former mayor of Dhaka City

Corporation and BNP vice chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka.

The minister expressed the sorrow after a press briefing at his

Secretariat office here.

He said the Foreign Ministry extended their all out cooperation to bring

Khoka in the country as he wished to come back home. But he died, Hasan


He prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep

sympathy to the bereaved family.

Khoka died while undergoing treatment for cancer at a New York hospital

today at the age of 67.

On May 14, 2014, Khoka, who also served as a fisheries and livestock

minister, and his wife went to the USA with travel visa for cancer treatment.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)