Alexa Information Minister mourns PIB DG`s death

Dhaka, Thursday   19 September 2019

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Information Minister mourns PIB DG`s death

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:58 PM, 28 February 2019  

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Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Thursday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of noted journalist and Director General of Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) Shah Alamgir. 

In a condolence message, he, also the ruling Awami League’s publicity and publication secretary, said, “We have lost a dedicated media think-tank and columnist. He will live through his work.”

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

In separate condolence messages, Information Secretary Abdul Malek and chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Information Ministry Hasanul Haq Inu also expressed deep shock at the death of Shah Alamgir and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Shah Alamgir passed away this morning while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka. He was 62. He had been undergoing treatment there with multiple diseases, including diabetic, since on February 21 last.

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