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PM mourns death of sculptor Abdullah Khalid

DHAKA, May 21, 2017 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed profound shock at the death of Syed Abdullah Khalid, a celebrated sculptor and architect of the Aporajeya Bangla', a commemorative statue on War of Liberation in the Dhaka University campus.

In a message of condolence the Prime Minister said the country has lost a very distinguish and dedicated sculptor in his death.

Sheikh Hasina recalled the devotion of Abdullah Khalid in constructing the 'Aporajeya Bangla', saying the sculpture would remain as a source of inspiration for posterities. People of Bangladesh would remember Syed Abdullah Khalid forever, she said.

The Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)