Former president of Jatiya Sramik League and eminent labour leader Shukkur Mahmud passed away at his residence in Narayanganj early yesterday.
He was 73 years old, said a press release.
Mahmud left behind his wife, a son, four daughters and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
In separate messages, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina prayed for salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to Mahmud’s bereaved family members.
Among others, Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury and State Minister for Labour and Employment Monnujan Sufian condoled the death of the labour leader.