20 May 2022, 23:46
Update : 20 May 2022, 23:48

Eminent space scientist AM Choudhury passes away

DHAKA, May 20, 2022 (BSS) -  Eminent space scientist and former Chairman of the Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization (SPARRSO) Dr AM Choudhury died of old-age complications at his Dhanmondi residence here on Thursday.

He was 81.

He is survived by two sons and one daughter.

Choudhury’s first namaz-e-janaza will be held after Asr prayers at Taqwa Masjid at Dhanmondi tomorrow, said a press release.

He will be laid to eternal rest at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard following the second namaz-e-janaza after Maghrib prayers.

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of A M Chowdhury.

In a message of condolence, he prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

In separate condolence message, ICT Division Senior Secretary NM Zeaul Alam and the Aspire to Innovate (a2i) family also mourned the death of Choudhury.