Friday, 17 September, 2021

Ex-CU dean Saleh Uddin dies of corona

Ex-CU dean Saleh Uddin dies of corona

Former dean of the Social Sciences Faculty of Chittagong University (CU) Prof Gazi Saleh Uddin died of Covid-19 in hospital in a city hospital on Friday. He was 78, reports UNB.

Prof Saleh Uddin tested positive for Covid-19 on July 21 and was admitted to Z H Sikder Women’s Medical College & Hospital in Dhaka on July 31 after he complained of breathing problems, said his son Tanvir Salehin Gazi.

He passed away around 8pm in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital on Friday.

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Dr Gazi Saleh Uddin.

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader also expressed deep shock at his death.