Rokia Afzal Rahman, a former advisor to a caretaker government and renowned entrepreneur, passed away at a hospital in Singapore on Wednesday. She was 82.
Rokia had been undergoing treatment at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in Singapore where she breathed her last around 2 am, said family sources.
She was also the chairperson of Media World Ltd, Midas Finance and director of Media Star and ABC Radio.
Rokia left behind two daughters, one son and a host of relatives to mourn her death.
The body of Rokia will be brought to Bangladesh on Thursday.