December 1, 2017, 9:39 am
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday night expressed deep shock at the death of Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq.
Annisul, who had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in London, passed away there at 4:23pm (London time) on Thursday, aged 66.
In a message of condolence, Khaleda said, "Annisul was very popular for his hard work and modesty. He proved his competence to fulfill the responsibilities given on him."
The BNP chief prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed her deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Annisul was put on life support on Monday as his condition deteriorated. Later, doctors found infection in his lungs. Annisul was diagnosed with cerebral vasculitis at a London neurology hospital.
Doctors of the hospital removed the ventilation apparatus from his mouth at 4.23pm (London time), declaring him dead.