President Abdul Hamid on Saturday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of eminent journalist Shahriar Shahid, Managing Editor of the official news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS).
In a condolence message, he prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Shahriar, who had been undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital for heart-related complications, breathed his last there around 1:45 pm. He was 56.
He is survived by wife, son, and a host of relatives and well-wishers.unb