Former Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam dies

Former Awami League General Secretary and the Public Administration Minister of the previous Cabinet of Bangladesh Syed Ashraful Islam has passed away.

The 68-year-old veteran Awami League leader passed away at Bumrungrad International Hospital’s Critical Care Medicine Unit in Bangkok around 9:45 pm Bangladesh Standard Time today (January 3, 2019).

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He was the eldest son of Syed Nazrul Islam, acting President of the Mujibnagar Government in 1971.

Syed Ashraful Islam was diagnosed with stage-4 lung cancer in November 2018.

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