First Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Jagannath University Professor AKM Sirajul Islam Khan passed away early Saturday.
He was 76. Professor AKM Sirajul Khan breathed his last at a hospital in the capital where he was undergoing treatment. He left behind his wife, son, daughter and hosts of well wishers to mourn his death.Professor AKM Sirajul was also Chairman of Department of Microbiology of Dhaka University (DU) and director of center for advance research in science.
The Namaza-E-Janaza of Professor AKM Sirajul was held at Microbiology department playground.
Later, he was laid rest at his familial graveyard at Dohar in Savar, on the outskirts of the capital.
Meanwhile, DU VC Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman, JnU VC Professor Mijanur Rahman and Treasurer Professor Kamaluddin Ahmed expressed deep shock and sympathy over the death of Professor AKM Sirajul Islam Khan.