1st death anniversary of Moazzem Hossain tomorrow
DHAKA, July 31, 2019 (BSS) – The first death anniversary of iconic business journalist and founder editor of the Financial Express (FE) A H M Moazzem Hossain will be observed tomorrow.
On August 1, 2018 he passed away at 73, a press release said.
He launched the FE, the country’s first national financial English daily in 1993.
He was also publisher of the newspaper and Managing Director of the International Publications Limited (IPL), the owning company of the FE.
Late Moazzem, a post-graduate in Economics from Dhaka University, started his career in journalism in 1971 as a reporter with the erstwhile Pakistan Observer, now the defunct Bangladesh Observer.
Later, he worked with the New Nation, United News of Bangladesh (UNB), the Dhaka Courier, the Daily Star and the Telegraph (now defunct).
Soon after completing his post-graduation, he worked with Habib Bank Limited, Karachi, Pakistan as an officer in the Training and Research Department; and with the Ministry of Finance of the then government of Pakistan, Islamabad, as a research officer.