Ismat, an MP, from Jessore 6 passed away on Tuesday morning
The president first laid a wreath on the coffin of Ismat, followed by the prime minister at the South Plaza of Parliament Building in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon, reports BSS.
After placing the wreaths, the president and prime minister stood in solemn silence for sometime as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Ismat.
Later, accompanied by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also the president of Awami League, laid another wreath on the coffin of Ismat on behalf of the party.
The president and the prime minister later spoke to the family members of the deceased and consoled them. They also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Besides, Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Mian as well as the chief whip and whips placed wreaths on the coffin of the deceased.
On behalf of the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Jatiya Party Secretary General Moshiur Rahman Ranga, MP, placed a wreath on the coffin of Ismat.
Earlier, a Namaz-e-Janaza of Ismat was held at the South Plaza of of the parliament.
The president, ministers, deputy speaker, the chief whip, whips, parliament members and the leaders of different political parties attended the Janaza.
A munajat was offered on the occasion, seeking eternal peace of the departed soul.
Ismat, who was elected MP from Jessore-6 constituency, died at a hospital in Dhaka Tuesday morning at the age of 78.