Md Anwar Hossain, father of Md Ashraful Alam Khokan, deputy press secretary-1 to prime minister died today.
He was 79.
Md Anwar Hossain breathed his last from old age complications at his Taraganj village home under Kapashia upazila in Gazipur this morning.
He was the president of local ward Awami League and a prominent businessman.
Md Anwar Hossain is survived by two sons, two daughters as well as innumerable admirers to mourn his death.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Md Anwar Hossain.
In a condolence message, the premier prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.