SMUCT founder Shanto dies of Covid-19

Staff Correspondent

31 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

SMUCT founder Shanto dies of Covid-19

The Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology (SMUCT) founding Chairman Imamul Kabir Shanto died of coronavirus early Saturday. He was 66.

Freedom fighter Imamul Kabir Shanto was undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital in the capital.He laid to rest beside his parents' graves at Banani graveyard in the capital.

Shanto, suffering from diabetes and others health complexity had been hospitalised for four days after testing positive of Covid-19, according to SMUCT  

spokesperson Shahana Ferdousi.

Beside SMUCT, Imamul Kabir Shanto also established Sundarbans Courier Service (Pvt) Ltd, Shanto Nibash and Shanto-Mariam Foundation.