Nasim to be buried in accordance with COVID-19 protocol
Published 7:06 pm | June 13, 2020
Online Desk : Awami League presidium member and former health minister Mohammad Nasim, who died on Saturday morning, will be buried on Sunday at Banani graveyard in Dhaka in accordance with the COVID-19 protocol.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the people concerned to arrange funeral process of the former minister following the COVID-19 protocol, said an official.
“The prime minister has given instructions to follow the required funeral guidelines for COVDI-19 time and avoid all kinds of gathering in this regard,” Bangladesh Specialised Hospital chief executive officer Al Imran Chowdhury told media on Saturday afternoon.
Awami League presidium member and Sirajganj-1 lawmaker Mohammad Nasim died on Saturday morning at the in the capital at 11:10 am. He was 72.
Nasim was admitted to the Bangladesh Specialised Hospital for COVID-19 treatment on June 1 and later he had suffered a brain haemorrhage while undergoing treatment.
Al Imran said Al-Markazul Islami, a voluntary organization, would conduct the funeral bath of the body of Nasim.
He said that Mohammad Nasim will be buried at Banani graveyard on Sunday.
Al-Markazul Islami acting vice-chairman Amir Hamza said they would follow the entire formalities of the funeral of Nasim.
He said that there was no problem to hold namaz-e-janaza maintaining the social distancing as Nasim had recovered from COVID-19.
Nasim, also a member of parliament from Sirajganj-3 constituency, was admitted to the Bangladesh Specialised Hospital for COVID-19 treatment on June 1 and later he had suffered a brain haemorrhage in the early hours of June 5 while undergoing treatment. He was admitted to the hospital with about 50 per cent infection in the lungs. Later, the AL leader was given plasma therapy.
দৈনিক সময় সংবাদ ২৪ ডট কম সংবাদের কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি,আলোকচত্রি, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে র্পূব অনুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা সর্ম্পূণ বেআইনি। সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে যে কোন কমেন্সের জন্য কর্তৃপক্ষ দায়ী নয়।