Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed profound shock at the death of her Special Assistant and former Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Mahbubul Haque Shakil.
In a message the premier said with his demise "the nation has lost a true admirer of Bangabandhu and efficient organizer".
She recalled Shakil's contribution to the country's democratic movements and cultural arena as a student leader, poet and writer.
"As a student leader in particular he had immense contribution to country's democratic movements," Sheikh Hasina said.
Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Mahbubul Haque Shakil died of severe heart attack today.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)