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Ekattor TV's founder Fazlul Haque passes away

  • Published at 04:47 pm March 9th, 2016

Noted sports organiser and founder chairman of Ekattor Television, Engineer Fazlul Haque Khan, has died at a city hospital. He was 80.

"Fazlul Haque Khan breathed his last on Wednesday afternoon, while undergoing treatment," a government official told BSS.

Also father of noted journalist Mozammel Haque Babu, chief editor of private television channel "Ekattor TV," Khan was admitted into the hospital as he was suffering old age complications, the official said.

Khan is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter and host of relatives to mourn his death.

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu expressed deep shock at the death of founder chairman of Ekattor Television Engineer Fazlul Haque Khan. In a condolence message, the minister said Khan set a rare instance in the field of sports, engineering and mass media as a dedicated worker, according to a release.

Inu remembered Fazlul Haque Khan for his great contribution as general secretary of Mohamedan Sporting Club in 1980s, the release said.

In a separate message, information secretary Martuza Ahmed said Khan was very cordial for the mass media as a sports organiser, it added.

The minister and secretary also conveyed their deep sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.

 

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