Sept 18, 2020 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent Islamic thinker and Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi.
In a condolence message, the prime minister said Allama Shafi made important contributions to preaching and expansion of Islamic education in the country.
“Besides, Allama Shafi played a role in modernisation of Qaumi madrasa education system,” she said.
Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
Allama Shafi passed away at Asgar Ali Hospital in the capital this evening.