Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today expressed deep shock at the death of noted child specialist Professor Dr MR Khan.
In a condolence message, the minister said that the people of the country recalled the contribution of Dr MR Khan to the field of childcare, saying that his death also is an irreparable loss to the nation.
The health minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Dr Khan, who was known as Shishu Bandhu (friends of children), breathed his last at around 4.25 this afternoon at the Central Hospital in the capital at the age of 88.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)