PM shocked at Annisul’s death


MNA Exclusive Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday night expressed profound shock at the death of Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq.

Annisul, who had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in London, passed away there at 4:23pm (London time) on Thursday at the age of 66.

In a message of condolence, Sheikh Hasina said, ‘Annisul has made his place in the hearts of the common people through his public-welfare and service-oriented work.’

Through the death of this people-oriented mayor, the country and the nation have lost a devoted public representative, she said.

The Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed her deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Annisul was put on life support on Monday as his condition deteriorated. Later, doctors found infection in his lungs.

Annisul was diagnosed with cerebral vasculitis at a London neurology hospital.

Doctors of the hospital removed the ventilation apparatus from his mouth at 4:23pm (London time), declaring him dead.