President M Abdul Hamid today expressed his profound shock and sorrow at the death of noted columnist, researcher and writer Syed Abul Maksud.
In a condolence message, the President said the death of Syed Abul Maksud is an irreparable loss to the Bengali literary arena.
“People will remember his contribution to the literature and cultural arena of the country with respect,” he added.
The head of the state prayed for the eternal peace of departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the members of the bereaved family.
This noted journalist breathed his last this evening at Square Hospital here at the age of 75.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)