Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Jalil’s body arrives

The body of veteran Awami League leader Abdul Jalil arrived in Dhaka on Thursday evening from Singapore.

Family members along with a good number of AL senior leaders received the body at Shahjalal International Airport around 7:30pm.

His body has been kept at the United Hospital in the city.

The first namaz-e-janaza will be held at 9:30am Friday at the Mercantile Bank head office in Dilkusha in the capital.

President Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay their final tributes to their longtime political colleague.

The former AL general secretary breathed his last at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on Wednesday.