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Motiur visits residence of late Shakil

Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman this evening visited the residence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's special assistant Mahbubul Hoque Shakil to console his family members.

Shakil passed away due to a cardiac arrest at a restaurant at Gulshan in the capital Dhaka today at the age of only 47.

The house is situated at Bagmara in the district town.

The minister stayed at the house for about one hour and consoled the bereaved family members.

Shakil's father, newly elected President of district Awami League and Administrator of Mymensingh Zilla parishad Advocate Jahirul Haque.

Motiur prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Besides, Mayor of Mymensingh Pourasabha Ekramul Haque Teto, Secretary of District Awami league Advocate Muazzem Hossain, President of City Awami League Eahtasul Alam and other leaders of Awami League and front organisations and leaders of the others political parties , relatives, friends and well wishers visited the residence to console Shakil's father and mother and bereaved family members.

Party and family sources said, the Namaz-e-Janaza of Shakil will be held at Anjumane Eid Gah Maidan after Asr prayers tomorrow.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)