Fazle Hasan Abed is no more

Dhaka/ MD Abdur Rahman. Chairman of BRAC Hossain Zillur Rahman said he breathed his last at the Apollo Hospital in the capital around 8pm on Friday.

At the time of his death, he was 83 years old. He is survived by a wife, a daughter, a son and three grandchildren.

His body will be kept at the Army Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday (December 22) from 12:00 am to 12:30 pm for a public tribute.

His funeral prayers will be completed at the Army Stadium at around 12:30 pm. He will be buried at Banani Cemetery in Dhaka after the funeral.

Fazle Hassan Abed was born on April 27,1936 in Baniachang in Habiganj district. His father was a landowner. His mother’s name was Syeda Sufia Khatun. His ancestors were landlords in the area.

Abed studied mathematics at Dhaka University and later at Glasgow University in Britain. He later joined Shell Oil Company as an economic officer.

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