BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia's advisor Muhammad Abdul Haque, popularly known as MA Haque, died at a hospital in Sylhet this morning. He was 67.
He was admitted at North East Medical College Hospital on June 30 due to shortness of breathing, Dr Sajjadur Rahman, deputy director of the hospital said.
He was suffering from Asthma, Diabetes and other diseases, Dr Sajjadur said.
On suspicion of Covid-19, his swab samples were collected and sent to the laboratory on Thursday, the doctor said, adding that the report is yet to come.
MA Haque, former advisor of Sylhet district and city unit BNP, left behind a son and a daughter, said Ali Ahmed, former general secretary of Sylhet district unit BNP.