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.