Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sayedul Haque passes away

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Dhaka, December 16: Fisheries and Livestock Minister M Sayedul Haque died at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Saturday morning.

He was 75.He breathed his last at around 8:39am, BSMMU Director Brigadier Gen Abdullah Al Harun told the media. Mr Haque was suffering from fever, urine infection and other diseases, he added.

The minister was earlier kept on life support at BSMMU as he was suffering from various old age complications and the condition was deteriorating.  He was admitted to BSMMU on September 16.

The minister left behind his wife and only son Dr ASM Raihanul Haque.

Minister M Sayedul Haque was elected member of the parliament (MP) in 1973, 1996, 2001, 2008 and 2014 from Brahmanbaria-01 (Nasirnagar) constituency.