Bangladesh president dies in Singapore—embassy


In this photograph taken on February 12, 2009 newly-elected president Zillur Rahman stands at the swearing-in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Dhaka. Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman, a veteran ruling party politician, died at a Singapore hospital on March 20, 2013 at the age 84, officials told AfP. AFP PHOTO/STR/FILES

DHAKA—Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman, a veteran ruling party politician, died Wednesday in a Singapore hospital where he was being treated for kidney and respiratory problems, an embassy official told AFP.

“The president died at a hospital here in Singapore at 6:47 p.m. local time,” Bangladesh High Commissioner in Singapore M. Mahbubuzzaman told AFP by phone, referring to the 84-year-old.

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  • bogli_anakdami

    … send flip gung gongs traposakals to singapore…

  • NoWorryBHappy

    It’s a conspiracy !
    The Singaporeans killed him !

    • Pulis Na Pogi

      di a. si gloria may kasalanan nyan!-pnoy


  • superpilipinas

    How good or bad are our Heart, Kidney, and Lung Centers now?

    I know that our Heart Center was the best in Asia in the late 1970s and early 80s. One of the rare good things of the Marcos administration. People from Singapore, Hongkong, and Taiwan were coming to our Heart Center for treatment at that time.

    • $18209031

      It still is the best . I have friends at Phil Heart Center and they are no doubt have the best group of heart specialists.

    • bogli_anakdami

      flipland doctors ‘bakwet to ‘merka to become doctored nurses aka hugas pwets…

  • avmphil

    While His people slog and sweat in Singapore, manning all the menial jobs. This worthless showman splurges thousands of dollars just to live at this age for another 50 years. Anyway He died away from HOME.What a way to go in a foreign land.

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