BNP vice-chairman and former minister Barrister Aminul Haque died at United Hospital in the city on Sunday. He was 76.
Aminul Haque, who had long been suffering from liver cancer and put on life support at United Hospital’s ICU on March 14, breathed his last at the hospital at 10:30am, BNP chairperson's media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan said.
Aminul left behind wife, one daughter, one son and host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death, according to a news agency report.
Earlier, the BNP leader had been undergoing treatment at a Singapore hospital for liver cancer. He was brought to Dhaka by an air ambulance on March 14 and admitted to the United Hospital.
Aminul Haque, a former MP from Rajshahi-1, was the Posts and Telecommunications Minister of the BNP-led four-party alliance government.