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Ex-minister Mayeedul Islam passes away

  • Published at 12:52 am May 12th, 2018
Ex-minister Mayeedul Islam passes away
Mayeedul Islam was elected from the Kurigram 3 constituency in 1979, 1996, 2008 and 2014 /Photo taken from facebook.com/mayeedul.islam.9

He was a Jatiya Party MP from the Kurigram 3 constituency

Former minister AKM Mayeedul Islam has died of old age-related complications at a Dhaka hospital on Thursday night.

The Jatiya Party MP from Kurigram 3 constituency died at United Hospital at 11:40pm at the age of 78, family sources said.

Born on May 29, 1940, Mayeedul was first elected from Kurigram 3 in 1979. He was elected as a member of parliament from the same constituency in 1996, 2008 and 2014.

He helmed ministries of posts and telecommunications, mineral resources and civil aviation.