Mohammed Nasim

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Mohammed Nasim in New Delhi on April 13, 2016

Mohammed Nasim (2 April 1948 – 13 June 2020) was a Bangladeshi Awami League politician. Nasim was born in the Sirajganj District in Bangladesh.

He was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare from 2014 to 2019.[1] He was Minister of Home Affairs from 1996 to 2001.[2] He has been a member of the Jatiya Sangsad since 2014. He was in the Jatiya Sangsad before from 1986 to 1988 and again from 1991 to 2006.

On 1 June 2020, Nasim was hospitalized in Dhaka after testing positive for COVID-19.[3] Four days later, he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage during his treatment.[4] On 13 June 2020, Nasim died while being treated for COVID-19 at a hospital in Dhaka.[5][6]

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  1. "Hon'ble Minister". Bangladesh National Portal. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. "Constituency 62_11th_En". Archived from the original on 2019-10-06. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  3. "Former health minister Mohammed Nasim tests Covid-19 positive". The Daily Star. 1 June 2020.
  4. "Former Health Minister Nasim suffers brain haemorrhage during corona treatment". The Financial Express. 5 June 2020.
  5. Shawon, Ali Asif (13 June 2020). "Senior Awami League leader Mohammed Nasim dies at 72". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 13 June 2020.
  6. "Mohammed Nasim, AL leader and former health minister, dies at 72". 13 June 2020. Retrieved 13 June 2020.