Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Sajedul Hossain Chowdhury Dipu, eldest son of Awami League Presidium member and former minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya. In a condolence message, the Foreign Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family. Dipu died of cardiac arrest this evening while undergoing treatment at the United Hospital in the capital. He was 53.
Senior journalist, freedom fighter, storyteller, and permanent member of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) M Wahidullah has passed away. He was 72. He breathed his last around 2:10 pm on Thursday. He was buried in the Banani Graveyard in Dhaka after his namaz-e-janaza on Friday. He was given a guard of honour after namaz-e-janaza at Jatiya Press Club. Wahidullah left behind his wife, a son, two daughters, and a host of colleagues and admirers. Dhaka Reporters Unity President Mursalin Nomani and General Secretary Mainul Hasan Sohel expressed grief and sorrow on behalf of the DRU Executive Committee. Bangladesh Awami League’s Joint General Secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, JPC General Secretary Shyamal Dutta, Chattogram Samity, Dhaka leaders, CJFD leaders, and DRU leaders were present at his namaz-e-janaza. They paid last respect to him by placing wreaths at his coffin.
Former diplomat and secretary Waliur Rahman passed away on Wednesday. He was 80. He died of cardiac arrest around 10:30 am, family sources said. His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Baitul Aman Jame Mosque in Dhanmondi after Maghrib prayers. Ambassador Rahman, born on 26 December 1942, served as Special Envoy to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (1997-1998). He also served as Executive Director of Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA). He resigned from Pakistan Government in 1971 and set up Bangladesh Mission for Bangladesh government in exile as a refugee for 9 months.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday condoled the demise of Sweden unit of Awami League President Jahangir Kabir. AL’s main task is to prevent propaganda, sabotage ahead of polls: Obaidul Quader In a condolence message, the foreign minister said Jahangir played a very positive role to highlight the image of Bangladesh abroad. 14 leaders from 9 parties meet PM Sheikh Hasina to discuss polls Momen prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy for the bereaved family members. Jahangir Kabir breathed his last at a hospital in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, on Tuesday morning (November 21). AL finalises candidates for 72 constituencies in Rajshahi, Rangpur divisions
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of retired district and sessions judge and former joint secretary Md. Shamser Ali (Suja). In a condolence message, the Foreign Minister prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family members. Read: Khulna City Corporation’s first mayor Sirajul Islam passes away Shamser Ali breathed his last at a private hospital in Sylhet city around 8:45 pm on Sunday. He was 76. The namaz-e-janaza of Shamser Ali will be held after Zohr prayers on Monday on Syed Hatim Ali (R) shrine premises in Sylhet. Later, he will be buried in Dargah-e- Hazrat Shah Jalal (R) graveyard. Read: Journalist Rafiq Bhuiyan, injured during yesterday’s violence, dies
Sirajul Islam, the first mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC), passed away due to old-age complications at his residence in Khulna city early this morning. He was 90. Shafiqul Islam Sipar, elder son of the former mayor, said his father breathed his last around 4:45 am at their house on Haji Mohsin Road in the city. Read: AL MP Shahjahan Mia passes away Sirajul's namaz-e-janaza will be held at Khulna’s Shaheed Hadis Park after Asr prayers, he said, adding that his father had been suffering from old-age complications for a long time. Read: Veteran journalist Khaled Belal passes away The former mayor is survived by two sons, four daughters, and a host of well-wishers. His wife died earlier. Current KCC Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque condoled the death of Sirajul Islam and prayed for the salvation of the departed soul. He also conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members. Read more: Former Communications Minister Abul Hossain passes away
The opening ceremony of "2nd Flagship Training Programme on Regional Integrated Rural Development, Governance, Trade and Sustainable Development in ASIA and the PACIFIC" was held at CIRDAP International Conference Centre on Saturday. The programme has been organised jointly by Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) and Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) Local Government and Rural Devopment Minister Md. Tajul Islam, Secretary General of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Dr. Pornchai Danvivathana, Director General of CIRDAP Dr. Cherdsak Virapat, Director General BARD Md. Harun-or-Rashid Mollah and course director Dr. Somporn Hanpongpandh were present. "In the last 15 years many projects have been taken to develop the infrastructure of Bangladesh. Bangladesh will not be left behind anymore," Md Tajul Islam said. The event will continue November 27. A total 24 participants from Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ghana and Mauritius are attending this training programme. The three modules of this training are Integrated Rural Development Framework, Trade, Sustainable Development & Multi- lateral treaties on Environmental Legal Issues, Adaptive Management in Rural Development in Asia and the Pacific Region and Policy Formulation and Comprehensive Implementation. 35 Renowned International and local Lecturers specialized in IRD sector from Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Norway, Canada and Pakistan will take the class in both Physical and online mode. The course will be directed by Dr. Somporn Hanpongpandh.
Senior journalist, storyteller, and senior member of Chattogram Metropolitan Union of Journalists (CMUJ) Khaled Belal has passed away. He was 80. He breathed his last around 10: 00 am on Monday. He was buried in the graveyard on the Garibullah Shah Shrine premises in Chattogram city after his namaz-e-janaza. Journalist Rafiq Bhuiyan, injured during yesterday’s violence, dies Khaled Belal left behind a son, two daughters, and a host of colleagues and admirers. According to family sources, Khaled was ill for a long time. After his physical condition deteriorated recently, his family members admitted him to the National Hospital in the port city, where he died while undergoing treatment in the ICU. Born in the house of Oli Gandhi near Bauria Moulvibazar in the Sandwip upazila of Chattogram, Khaled was the assistant editor of the Daily Ishan. JS secretariat PR director Labannya Ahmed dies At the beginning of his career, he worked at The Daily Paigham in Dhaka. He then joined the Press Information Department (PID). After retiring from government duties, he went back to journalism. After The Daily Ishan, he joined the English daily The People's View as an advisory editor. Among his numerous books, several stories and essays are notable, including "Mara Gange Dub Satar" and "Khoma Koro Sharifar Ma'. Former caretaker govt advisor Imam Uddin Ahmad Chowdhury no more Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) President M Abdullah and Secretary General Nurul Amin Rokon, CMUJ President Md Shahnawaz, and General Secretary Saleh Noman expressed deep shock at the death of Khaled Belal. In a condolence message, the leaders conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Journalist Rafiq Bhuiyan, who sustained injuries yesterday during a clash between BNP men and police at Segunbagicha in Dhaka, passed away this afternoon. He succumbed to his injuries on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Birdem General Hospital, said BFUJ leader M Abdullah. Bhuiyan was on his way to Jatiya Press Club from his Madartek house on Saturday afternoon. As he reached Segunbagicha, the rickshaw carrying him overturned due to the ongoing violence and tear gas in the area. Lalmonirhat Sramik League activist killed in attack by BNP men, locals say The doctors at Birdem Hospital said that he had sustained a grave head injury and was bleeding profusely. Rafiq Bhuiyan began his career in journalism in Chattogram, working for Dainik Samachar. Later, he moved to Dhaka and worked for various newspapers. He also published several newspapers. During his extended stay in Canada, he continued to be involved in journalism. 2 including Jubo Dal activist arrested in connection with Constable Amirul murder Rafiq Bhuiyan was a former executive member of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and a permanent member of Jatiya Press Club and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ). His body has been kept at Samorita Hospital. He will be buried after his two sons return from abroad. Born in Feni’s Daganbhuiyan in 1951, Rafiq Bhuiyan left behind his sons, daughters, relatives, and numerous well-wishers. Miscreants set BNP office on fire in Khulna
Director (deputy secretary) of the public relations department of the Jatiya Sangsad Secretariat Labannya Ahmed Rinku died on Wednesday in India where she was receiving medical treatment. She was 56. Her cousin Ershadul Huq Tinku, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cool Exposure, confirmed the information. He said that she had been battling terminal cancer for the past five years. She underwent a bone marrow transplant last month. But her condition gradually deteriorated due to post-operative complications. She passed away on Wednesday at 1:58 pm (Bangladesh time) while on life support at Tata Memorial Hospital, Kolkata, India. Former caretaker govt advisor Imam Uddin Ahmad Chowdhury no more She is survived by three sons and many friends. “Her body is expected to reach Dhaka on Thursday and she will be buried at Azimpur graveyard in the capital,” Tinku said. Labannya Ahmed was well known in the field of media as a responsible, efficient and experienced public relations officer in her professional life. She had been involved in various social organisations and has worked for public welfare. She was also involved in presenting programmes as well as in news broadcasts in the Bangladesh Television and the Bangladesh Betar. AL advisory council member Fakhrul Islam Munshi no more Her father Nasir Ahmed is the president of Bangladesh Armed Dealers and Importers Association and her mother Shahensha Begum is the sister of two prominent figures in the history of Bangladesh--Zahir Raihan and Shahidullah Kaiser She was born in 1967 in Daroga bari of Bara Machua village in Pirojpur district. DL general secretary Saifuddin Ahmed Moni dies