21 September 2019

President, PM mourn death of Momatazuddin

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File photo: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina - Photo Desk

President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday condoled the death of language movement veteran, playwright, actor and educationist Prof Momtazuddin Ahmed, according to state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency.

In a condolence message, the President expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Ekushey award-winner drama artiste Prof Momtazuddin.

He breathed his last at a city hospital this afternoon after battling against old-age complications including diabetic and high pressure. He was 84.

Recalling the contributions of Momtazuddin to the fields of drama, education and literature with profound respect, President Hamid said, “The loss at his death is really irreparable.”

The President also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent playwright, actor and educationist Professor Momtazuddin Ahmed.

In a condolence message, the prime minister recalled with profound respect the contributions of Momtazuddin to the fields of drama and education.

“His death is an irreparable loss to these fields,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

The Ekushey Padak-winning dramatist died at Apollo Hospitals here this afternoon.

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