Former state minister Md Rahmat Ali passes away

Awami League (AL) advisory council member, former LGRD state minister and MP, advocate Md Rahmat Ali died at a city hospital on Sunday morning at the age of 76, reports BSS. He breathed his last around 7:30 am while undergoing treatment, said family sources.

He had been suffering from prolonged kidney disease and diabetes. He left behind wife, one daughter and two sons along with a host of relatives, friends and well wishers to mourn his death. Rahmat was elected as Member of Parliament for five times from Gazipur-3 constituency. Prime Minsiter Sheikh Hasina and many others expressed deep shock at the death of Rahmat Ali.