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President mourns death of Mijarul Quayes

DHAKA, March 11, 2017 (BSS) - President Md Abdul Hamid has expressed profound shock at the death of Bangladesh Ambassador to Brazil and former Foreign Secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes.

In a condolence message the president said, "At the death of Mijarul Quayes, the country has lost a career diplomat."

He prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Quayes breathed his last following respiratory problems at a hospital in Brasilia early today at 9 pm (Friday) Brazil local time and 6 am (Saturday) Bangladesh time.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters to mourn his death, said a spokesman of the foreign ministry.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)