Professor Syed Giasuddin Ahmed, the vice-chancellor of the Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University during 2009-2013, breathed his last on Friday at a hospital in Dhaka.
Syed Giasuddin, also a former senior faculty member of Dhaka University’s public administration department, passed away at 7:11pm following a lengthy illness.
He was acclaimed for his contribution to the field of public administration in Bangladesh and beyond.
Professor Giasuddin’s namaz-e-janaza will be held at Dhaka University mosque after Asr prayers on Saturday. Later, he will be laid to rest at the Rayerbazar graveyard.
Source: United News of Bangladesh