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Information Minister mourns death of journalist Mizanur Rahman

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday mourned the death of Daily Prothom Alo Joint Editor and Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB) founding member Mizanur Rahman Khan.

Mizanur passed away in a city hospital in the evening at the age of 53.

In a condolence message, the Information Minister prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Hasan Mahmud said that apart from a prominent career in journalism, books penned by Mizanur Rahman made people interested to learn more about the constitution and the government.

He’ll be remembered through his works, the minister said.

Mizanur Rahman tested positive for COVID-19 on December 2, last year. He was admitted to Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital on December 5.

Later, he was admitted to Universal Medical College Hospital on December 10 as his health condition deteriorated.

He was kept at the ICU and was put on life support on Saturday afternoon. Doctors pronounced him dead at 6:05pm on Monday.

Mizanur Rahman graduated from Barishal BM College. He has worked in various capacities in different media houses in his career.

His notable books include ‘Sangbidhan O Tatmabadhayok Sarkar Bitorko’ (constitution and the caretaker government debate) and ‘1971: Americar Gopon Dalil’ (1971: America’s secret documents).

Source: United News of Bangladesh