Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader expressed profound shock at the death of veteran Awami League leader and valiant freedom fighter SM Yusuf.
In a condolence message, he prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
In separate message, Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain also mourned death of Yusuf.
He said the nation has lost a valiant freedom fighter and a soldier of democracy.
SM Yusuf died of respiratory disease today while undergoing treatment at a Dhaka hospital at the age of 70.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)