The first death anniversary of Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury, former senior secretary of the Ministry of Defence, will be observed today.
He died of Covid-19 on June 29 at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka after fighting for his life for more than a month.He was promoted to senior secretary on June 14, 2020 while he was undergoing treatment in hospital.
Mohsin Chowdhury was born on January 1, 1963 in Bijaykara village of Chauddagram upazila under Cumilla district. His late father Ahmad Hossain Chowdhury was a valiant Language Movement hero.
Mohsin Chowdhury completed his BSc (Hons) and MSc in soil science from Dhaka University and later obtained his MA degree in governance studies from Northern University Bangladesh.
He was an officer of the BCS 1985 batch. He served under the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industries, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Office of the Prime Minister.