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BSMMU Pro-VC Dr ASM Zakaria passes away

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 15 February, 2018 12:00 AM
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Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Prof Dr ASM Zakaria Shapon passed away during treatment at BSMMU on Wednesday. He was 54.  

Zakaria Shapon, noted dermatologist of the country, had been suffering from cancer for long. At last, he was undergoing treatment under Prof Dr Zulfikkar Rahman Khan.

He left behind wife, one son, one daughter, mother and other relatives to mourn his death.

The son of Zakaria Shapon is a senior bank officer, daughter studying in Canada and wife is a government officer.

In a condolence message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of ASM Zakaria Swapan.

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, Health and Family welfare minister Mohammed Nasim and state minister for health and family welfare Zahid Maleque expressed their deep shock at the sudden demise of Prof Dr A S M Zakaria Shapon.

Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman and BSMMU VC Prof Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan also expressed deep shock at the death of Prof Dr A S M Zakaria Shapon.