PM’s military secretary Zainul Abedin passes away

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Dhaka, December 17: Prime Minister’s Military Secretary Major General Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin passed away at a Singapore hospital on Tuesday afternoon. He was 59.He breathed his last at Mount Elizabeth Hospital around 5:13pm (Bangladesh time), said an ISPR release.

Zainul Abedin left behind wife Ashika Begum Chowdhury, two daughters – Shayer Rushnana and Sabiha Bushra – and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.

He was born on January 1, 1960 in Satkania upazila of Chattogram. He was commissioned in the Bangladesh Army in 1980.

Zainul Abedin had been serving as the PM’s military secretary since November 28, 2011.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of her military secretary.

In a condolence message, she prayed for salvation of the departed soul and conveyed her sympathy to the bereaved family members.