Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today mourned the death of renowned pediatrician and National Professor Dr MR Khan.
In a message of condolence, he expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Dr Khan, who breathed his last yesterday afternoon at a city hospital at the age of 88.
The minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members.
"Prof Khan was a pioneer of the child-health across the country . . . His loss is really an irreparable loss for the nation," the minister observed.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)