Kazi Mamunul Haq, economic editor of the now defunct the Bangladesh Observer, passed away at his Shantinagar residence on Tuesday night.
He was 72.
Haq breathed his last at 10:30 pm after sufferings from different old age complications.
He left behind two daughters and a son and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
The body of the veteran journalist is being taken to his ancestral home in Feni where he will be laid to eternal rest following a namaz-e-janaza after Zohr prayers.
Haq, also worked in Weekly Holiday, The Independent and The New Nation, was a permanent member of the Jatiya Press Club.
His daughter Kazi Farzana Haque, also a journalist by profession, has been working in the country's leading news agency United News of Bangladesh (UNB) as a joint news editor.