President, PM mourn Nat’l Prof Jamilur Reza Choudhury’s death


Dhaka, April 28: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed their deep shock and sorrow in separate messages at the death of the National Professor Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury.In his condolence statement, the President conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.

National Professor Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury breathed his last on Tuesday morning at Square Hospital at the age of 77.

He was a foremost civil engineer, researcher, and education advocate of this country.

Prof Choudhury is survived by wife Selina Choudhury, daughter Charisma Farheen Choudhury and son Kaashif Reza Choudhury.

In a condolence message, the Prime Minister said the Ekushay Padak recipient brilliant educationist has played very important role in the infrastructural development of the country.

She recalled the contribution of this talented personality, who led the experts’ panels of Bangabandhu Bridge, Padma Multipurpose Bridge, Dhaka Elevated Expressway, Karnaphuli Tunnel and many other ongoing development projects, with gratitude.

She prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.

National Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury passed away on Tuesday morning at a Dhaka hospital. He was 77.

Morshed Alam, an officer at Square Hospital, said Prof Choudhury was brought there around 4:30am. “He breathed his last at 5am at the emergency,” he said.

President Abdul Hamid has also mourned the death of the National Professor.