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Prof Galib Ahsan dies of corona

Staff Correspondent

9 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Prof Galib Ahsan dies of corona

Former professor of Dhaka University (DU)’s Philosophy Department Dr Galib Ahsan Khan died of Covid-19 in a city hospital on Thursday. He was 72.

The former University Grants Commission (UGC) professor was diagnosed with Covid-19 after getting admitted to the hospital with ailments.

He left behind his wife, a daughter, colleagues, students and a host of relatives and well wishers to mourn his death.

UGC chairman Prof Dr Kazi Shahidullah, DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, and Head of the DU’s Philosophy Department Dr AKM Haroonar Rashid, among others, expressed profound shock at the death of Dr Galib Ahsan Khan.