Rahman Jahangir, the editorial consultant of the Financial Express, passed away early on Monday. He was 68.
Jahangir, the founding news editor of The Daily Independent and former joint news editor of The Daily Star, breathed his last at a city hospital around 5am.
His namaz-e-janaza will be held at 1:30pm at the National Press Club premises on Monday.
Jahangir was a permanent member of the National Press Club.
He is survived by his wife, three children, and a host of relatives and admirers.
National Press Club President Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman and General Secretary Farida Yasmin expressed profound shock at his death.