Borsha Chowdhury-- 3 Jan’19: Public administration minister and former general secretary of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League Syed Ashraful Islam died on Thursday while undergoing treatment in Bangkok. He was 67.
Awami League information and research secretary Afzal Husain and public administration ministry public relations officer Mominul Haque confirmed his death.
Ashraf was elected lawmaker from Kishoreganj-1 constituency in the 11th parliament poll held on December 30.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina in a condolence message expressed sorrow at the death of Ashraf.