Managing Editor (ME) of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Shahriar Shahid who was undergoing treatment at a city hospital passed away at around 1:50pm today.
He was 55.
Shahriar, son of former editor of now defunct Bangladesh Times AKM Shahidul Haque, was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in the city on November 14 following a heart attack.
He was undergoing treatment at critical care unit (CCU).
He is survived by his wife, lone son and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
His body will be kept at the mortuary of Apollo Hospitals till November 19. The burial will take place after arrival of his two sisters from Canada.
On Monday, November 19 morning his body will be taken to his workplace National news agency BSS.
His first namaj-i-janaja will be held after Zohr prayer on Monday at National Press Club and second janaja after Magreb prayer at Gorashal, Narsingdi prior to the burial at family graveyard there.-BSS
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