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President and Prime Minister mourn the death of Habibullah Siraji

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Habibullah Siraji
President Mohammad Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of Habibullah Siraji, Director General of Bangla Academy.

In a separate condolence message on Tuesday, they conveyed their deepest condolences to the bereaved family members.

On the death of the Ekushey Medal-winning poet and writer, Sheikh Hasina said, "Habibullah Siraji has highlighted the war of liberation and progress in his poetry and deeds, which will be remembered by the readers."

Poet Habibullah Siraji passed away at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in Kalyanpur around 11pm on Monday.

The Director General of Bangla Academy was 72 years old. Habibullah Siraji, who was diagnosed with cancer, was admitted to Bangladesh Specialized Hospital on April 25.

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