Jaishankar mourns death of Syed Muazzem Ali


DHAKA, Dec 30, 2019 (BSS) – Indian external affairs minister Dr S. Jaishankar today expressed deep shock at the death of Syed Muazzem Ali, the immediate past Bangladesh High Commissioner to India and former foreign secretary.

“Deeply shocked to learn of the passing away of former High Commissioner Syed Muazzem Ali. He was a good friend and a strong partner for so many of us,” the Indian foreign minister twitted.

He also conveyed sympathy to members of the bereaved family.

Syed Muazzem Ali passed away at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) here at 11.45 this morning at the age of 75.

Ali served as Bangladesh High Commissioner to India from September 2014 to November this year.