Nasim is dead

Mohammed Nasim, the Awami League stalwart who served Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in four different cabinet roles, has died in hospital care at the age of 72.

Nasim, who had been on life support after suffering a stroke, passed away at the Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in Shyamoli on Saturday morning, Awami League Office Secretary Biplab Barua confirmed.

He leaves behind his wife and three children