Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud expressed profound shock and sorrow at death of Shaheen Reza Nur, former executive editor of daily Ittefaq and elder son of Shaheed journalist Sirajuddin Hossain.
In a condolence message, the minister said Shaheen had testified against war criminals. The leadership of Shaheen will ever be remembered in founding Projonmo Ekattor, said Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary.
The minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Shaheen breathed his last at Vancouver General Hospital in Canada at 10.40am (Bangladesh time). He died of cancer at the age of 67.