BNP leader and former minister M Shamsul Islam has passed away at Dhaka’s United Hospital. He was 87.
The veteran politician breathed his last around 2:30pm on Thursday.
Shamsul Islam, also a former BNP standing committee member, was suffering from cancer for long time.
BNP Chairperson’s press wing member Shamsuddin Didar confirmed the matter.
He said the former minister had been receiving treatment at the hospital for various old age complications since April 17.
He is survived by two sons and a host of relatives and admires.