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Health minister's mother Fouzia Maleque passes away

Fouzia Maleque was put on life support few days ago after her condition deteriorated

Update : 27 May 2021, 09:48 PM

Fouzia Maleque, the mother of Health Minister Zahid Maleque, passed away in the capital's AZM Hospital on Thursday. 

The 84-year-old Fouzia Maleque tested Covid-19 positive five months ago. Although the health minister's mother had recovered from Covid-19 infection, she was suffering from old age complications and asthma.

Fouzia Maleque was put on life support two days ago and breathed her last at 6:30pm Thursday.

Born in Manikgonj Sadar Upazila, Fouzia Maleque served as the director of different business houses such as Bangladesh Thai Aluminum, Rahat Real Estate and Construction, and Pristine Colour.  

She was also the founder-director of Sunlife Insurance Company.

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