The ailing husband of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has died.
Officials say 70-year-old M.A. Wajed Mia died Saturday at a hospital in Dhaka with Prime Minister Hasina at his side.
Mia, who once chaired the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, had been suffering from heart-related problems and kidney disease, and sought treatment at a hospital in Singapore in March.
Mia married Ms. Hasina in 1968 and the couple has two adult children. Officials say funeral prayers will be held In Dhaka on Sunday and that Mia will be buried at his ancestral home of Rangpur in northern Bangladesh.