Shafiqul Islam Chowdhury, former deputy chief chemist of Natural Gas Fertilizer Factory Ltd in Sylhet, passed away in a Sylhet hospital on Thursday. He was 89.
He was undergoing treatment in Mount Adora Hospital.
He is the maternal uncle of Daily Sun Chief Reporter Shawkat Ali Khan.
He will be buried at Shahjajal Dargah Graveyard today following his namaz-e-janaza at Hazrat Shahjalal Mazar Sharif Mosque after Asr prayers.