Sirajul Islam, a former official of Padma Oil Company, died on March 26 in Lahore, Pakistan while undergoing treatment. He was 79, said a press release.
He left behind his wife Selima Rahman, two daughters Rusana Islam and Wajida Islam, siblings, grandchildren and numerous admirers.
Sirajul Islam worked for Padma Oil Company for a long time. Prior to his retirement in 1999, he was the resident manager of the company.
His body will arrive at Dhaka airport around 5am on April 1 and will be kept for some time at his ancestral residence: 4/1 (B), Block-E, Lalmatia, Dhaka.
He will be buried at Banani graveyard after a namaz-e-janaza at Block-E, Lalmatia Bibi Mosque at 1:30pm on the same day. Family members of the deceased requested all to attend the funeral prayers.