Nuclear scientist Dr Chowdhury Sajjadul (CS) Karim, also former advisor of caretaker government, died around 10:45pm at Bangladesh Medical College Hospital at Dhanmondi in capital on Friday night. He was 67.
His son Shabab Karim said that CS Karim had suffered from pneumonia for a week and had a cardiac attack on Friday.
He was chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and also an international nuclear inspector for the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency.
His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Bangladesh Medical College Hospital around 11:00am of Saturday.
Then, he will be buried at Banani graveyard.