FM mourns death of ex-chief of VOA Bangla Iqbal Ahmed

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29th June, 2021 12:12:51 PM printer

FM mourns death of ex-chief of VOA Bangla Iqbal Ahmed

Foreign Minister Dr AK Momen on Tuesday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of former chief of Bangla language department of the Voice of America (VOA) Iqbal Ahmed.

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

Iqbal, younger brother of Ishtiaq Ahmed, who founded the Bangla section of the Voice of America in 1956, breathed his last in Maryland on Sunday night, local time in the United States.

He was the head of the Bangla section of the Voice of America from 1983 to 1994.

 


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