Country's noted Industrialist and Transcom Group chairman Latifur Rahman passed away at his paternal home in Cumilla on Wednesday. He was 75.
Latifur Rahman (Shamim) breathed his last in his sleep at 11:00 am this morning.His Namaz-e-Janaza will be held this evening at the Azad Masjid after Esha prayers. He was suffering from lung related illness for a long time.
He is survived by his wife, son and two daughters.
Transcom Group deals with beverages, electrical and electronics products, pharmaceuticals, fast food, snacks and breakfast cereals, print media, FM Radio and tea plantations.
Its companies include Transcom Beverages, Transcom Electronics, Eskayef Pharmaceuticals, Transcom Foods, Transcom Distribution Company, Transcom Consumer Product and Mediastar.
He was founding director of Mediaworld, the owning company of The Daily Star, and Chairman of Mediastar, the owning company of Prothom Alo.
Latifur Rahman was also the chairman of the National Housing Finance and Investments.