Shafiqul Islam Chowdhury, former deputy chief chemist of Natural Gas Fertilizer Factory Ltd at Fenchuganj, passed away on Thursday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Sylhet.
He was 89.
Family members said that Chowdhury was admitted to the hospital with old-age complications and heart ailment on Monday night. As his condition was deteriorating, he was shifted to ICU and put on life support.
He is maternal uncle of Daiy Sun Chief Reporter Shawkat Ali Khan.
The Namaj-e-Janaza will be held at Hazrat Shahjalal Mazar Sharif Mosque after asr prayers on Friday and will be buried at the Shahjajal Dargah Graveyard.
Besides wife, he left behind three sons, two daughters and host of relatives to mourn the death.