Update October 23, 2017

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Syed Ashraf’s wife passes away

Mirajul Moin Joy


23 October 2017, Nirapad News: Awami League Presidium member and Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam’s wife Shila Islam died this morning while undergoing treatment at a hospital in London, said Public Administration Ministry officials here today.

She was 57.

She had been suffering from cancer and breathed her last at University College London Hospital on monday at 8.10 am (Bangladesh local time) and 3.10am (London time).

Her husband and former Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraf, their only daughter Rima Islam and their relatives were present at the hospital during the time.

Shila, who was a former teacher of a school in London and had been living in London along with her family members.

Shila Islam was born in London. She obtained Bachelor and Masters Degree from Metropolitan University and University of Nottingham in London respectively.

Syed Ashraf’s only daughter Rima Islam is now working as a high official in HSBC Bank in London.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock at the death of Shila Islam and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.

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