Dhaka, Wednesday   20 March 2019

Syed Ashraf’s body returns home Saturday.

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 10:57 AM, 4 January 2019   Updated: 12:49 PM, 4 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

The body of former Awami League Presidium Member and Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam is returning to the country on Saturday. AKM Sajjad Hossain Shahin, Private Secretary of Syed Ashraful Islam confirmed the matter on Thursday night.

Sajjad Hossain said, the body of Syed Ashraful Islam will be brought back to Bangladesh on Saturday (January 5th) a flight of Bangladesh Biman.

Syed Ashraf left the last breath after being treated at Bamrungrad Hospital in Thailand's capital Bangkok on Thursday. At the time of his death, he was at 68 years.

Syed Ashraf became almost ill since his wife died on 24 October, 2017. He was suffering from lung cancer. Due to illness, he took leave from parliament on September 18 last year. In this situation, Syed Ashraf won the boat symbol in Kishoreganj-1 constituency in the eleventh parliamentary election.

On Thursday, 289 of the newly elected MPs of the Eleventh Jatiya Sangsad took oath. Syed Ashraful Islam could not take oath due to illness. He was supposed to take oath after he got home being recovered.