Sunday, 26 September, 2021

Former principal secretary, BOI chairman SA Samad dies

Former principal secretary to the Prime Minister valiant freedom fighter Dr SA Samad, who subsequently served as chairman of the then Board of Investment (BOI), died here this afternoon at his Baridhara residence. He was 79.

"He died while asleep at his Baridhara residence," a close relative of Dr Samad told journalists.

He said Samad, a life-long bachelor, died a day after he was released from a city hospital receiving treatment for brain complications.

A career civil servant Samad previously served as a faculty of Dhaka University's economics department.