President, PM mourns death of PIB DG
Published: 12:57 PM, 28 February 2019 Updated: 02:31 PM, 28 February 2019
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of prominent journalist and Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) Director General (DG) Shah Alamgir.
The President and the Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to his bereaved family members.
The President in his condolence message said, “His (Shah Alamgir) death is an irreparable loss to the journalism of Bangladesh. His ideal and ethics will remain exemplary for the journalists."
Meanwhile, in a condolence message, the prime minister recalled with profound respect Shah Alamgir’s contributions to the field of journalism.
Shah Alamgir passed away this morning while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka. He was 62.