The former Cultural Affairs minister is now under home isolation
Renowned actor, cultural personality, and MP Asaduzzaman Noor has tested positive for Covid-19.
“He [Asaduzzaman Noor] received the test report on Thursday,” Sammilita Sangskritik Jote (SSJ) President Golam Kuddus told an online news portal.
“Now, he is under home isolation,” Kuddus added.
The Nilphamari 2 MP is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Cultural Affairs Ministry.
The 74-year-old former Cultural Affairs minister received the Independence Award, the highest civilian honour in Bangladesh, in 2018.
A Freedom Fighter, Asaduzzaman Noor is well known for his work as an actor and cultural activist. He was a popular figure on television and the stage throughout the 1980s and 1990s.