Partex Group Chairman and former MP MA Hashem died of coronavirus at a city hospital early Thursday. He was 78.
He breathed his last at Evercare Hospital Dhaka around 1:20am, said Dr Arif Mahmud, head of Medical Services of the hospital.
Hashem’s son Showkat Aziz Russell also confirmed the death through a Facebook post.
He urged all to pray for the salvation of his father’s departed soul.
The Partex Group chairman had been on life support at the hospital after being diagnosed with coronavirus.