FM mourns death of Prof Zillur Rahman Khan

Diplomatic Correspondent

24th May, 2021 01:30:55 PM printer

FM mourns death of Prof Zillur Rahman Khan

Foreign Minister Dr AK Momen on Monday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of renowned Bangladeshi-American educationist Prof Dr Zillur Rahman Khan.

The Foreign Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Dr Zillur Rahman Khan breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Orlando of Florida, the USA on Saturday evening. He was 87.

Hailing from Faridpur of Bangladesh, Prof Zillur was the president of Bangladesh Foundation USA for 39 years, since 1982. He was also an adviser of Awami League’s central Florida unit.

Dr Zillur, also a brother of iconic architect FR Khan, was the Rosebush Professor Emeritus of University of Wisconsin in USA.