- Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 11:45
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the death of parliament member and former mayor of Barisal Shawkat Hossin Hiron is an irreparable loss to the country.
"His demise is a great loss to the country, we probably would not get a political leader like him," the Prime Minister said in the House taking part in the discussion on a obituary reference on Hiron's death.
Speaker Shirin Sharmin Choudhury placed the obituary motion in the house as the session resumed on the day.
Lauding the leadership quality of Hiron, Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said Hiron was very careful about his responsibility to people and he acquired the leadership quality to garner the support of the common people.
The Prime Minister said Barisal was a neglected area dominated by terrorists particularly after 2001 election. But, the area witnessed visible progress in terms of infrastructure development and improvement of law and order, she said.
Sheikh Hasina said Hiron, an avid sports fan, was also successful in his business profession.
She prayed for blessing of the Almighty for family members of Hiron and prayed for eternal peace of his departed soul.