Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has expressed deep shock at the death of former Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister and incumbent Awami League lawmaker from Lakshmipur-3 constituency AKM Shahjahan Kamal.
In condolence message issued on Saturday, Dr Hasan Mahmud, also Joint General Secretary of Awami League, prayed for eternal peace of departed soul of Shahjahan Kamal. He conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
He said that AKM Shahjahan Kamal was a valiant Freedom Fighter and served as a member of the board of directors of Janata Bank.
“We have lost a hardworking personality at his death,” he said.
AKM Shahjahan Kamal passed away in the early hours of Saturday (September 30). He was 82. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in Dhaka.
Shajahan Kamal was elected MP from Lakshmipur-3 constituency in 1973, 2014 and 2018 elections with the boat symbol. He also served as the administrator of Lakshmipur Zilla Parishad in 2011.