President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of noted Islamic scholar Shaikhul Hadith Allama Ashraf Ali, principal of Al-Haiatul Ulya Lil-Jamiatil Qawmi Madrasa.
In a condolence message, the President said the nation will always remember him with due respect for his contributions to promoting and spreading Islam and religious education throughout the country.
He also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Ashraf Ali breathed his last at Asgar Ali Hospital in the capital early Tuesday.
Source: United News of Bangladesh