DU teacher Dr Shakil dies of Covid-19

DU Correspondent

2 June, 2020 12:00 AM printer

DU teacher Dr Shakil dies of Covid-19

A Dhaka University (DU) teacher died of coronavirus  on Sunday night.

Dr Shakil Uddin Ahmed, Professor of Soil, Water and Environment of DU, breathed his last at around 8:00 pm in a private hospital where he was undergoing plasma therapy.

DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman has expressed deep sorrow at his death.

In a condolence message on Monday, the VC said, “Prof Dr Shakil Uddin Ahmed was a dedicated teacher and researcher. He has served the university with utmost efficiency, dedication, honesty and sincerity. That is why he will be remembered by the university family.”

Professor Shakil, 54, joined the university in 2002.