Published:  02:10 AM, 13 July 2019

Economist Prof Monwar dies

Economist Prof Monwar dies

Economist Dr Syed Monwar Hossain Bukhari, the brother-in-law of foreign affairs minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and former finance minister AMA Muhith and husband of Ain O Salish Kendra Executive Director Sheepa Hafiza, died yesterday.

He breathed his last at his residence in the capital's Dhanmondi at night at the age of 71, family members said.

A former chairman of the Economics Department of Jahangirnagar University, Dr Monowar Hossain has left behind his wife, two sons and a daughter, six brothers, a sister and a host of relatives, well-wishers and students to mourn his death. Shoeb Chowdhury, CIP, Chairman of Editorial Board, The Asian Age, has expressed his profound shock and sorrow at the death of Dr Monowar Hossain.

He prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved family.

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