14 Dec 2017, Thursday

Mayor Annisul no more

By Desk Report

Published : 2017-12-01 01:44:06

Updated : 2017-12-01 18:00:29

Dhaka North City Corporation mayor Annisul Huq passed away on Thursday. He was 65.

A businessman-turned mayor, he was kept on life support at the intensive care unit (ICU) of a London hospital for cerebral vasculitis. He was also diagnosed with complications in his lungs and some infections in the blood.

He went to London on a personal trip on 29 July last. On 13 August, he was admitted to hospital after falling sick.

According to his family members, the doctors of the London hospital removed the ventilation apparatus from his mouth around 4:23pm in London time, declaring him dead.

They said Annisul’s body will be taken to Bangladesh on Saturday morning and he will be buried at Banani graveyard after all the necessary funeral ceremonies.

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