FM mourns death of Bangla Academy DG Habibullah Sirajee

Diplomatic Correspondent

25th May, 2021 12:28:30 PM printer

FM mourns death of Bangla Academy DG Habibullah Sirajee

Foreign Minister Dr AK Momen on Tuesday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Bangla Academy Director General (DG) Habibullah Sirajee.

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

A poet and writer, Habibullah Sirajee died of cancer at a private hospital in the capital last night.

Graduated from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), he was the recipient of various local and foreign awards, including Ekushey Padak in 2016 and Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1991.

 


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