Dr Emdadul Haque, Chief Scientific Officer of the Department of Livestock, died of Coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Tuesday morning. He was 57.
Emdadul, who was the livestock cadre official of 9th batch of Bangladesh Civil Services (BCS), breathed his last at the hospital while undergoing treatment.He is survived by his wife, two sons to mourn his death.
Fisheries and Livestock Ministry confirmed the matter to media.
State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock S M Rezaul Karim and its Secretary Rawnaq Mahmud expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Dr Emdadul Haque.