Former president Dr Iajuddin Ahmed's wife Anwara Begum has died while undergoing treatment at a city hospital.
She died at Apollo Hospital around 8:30pm on Saturday. She was 83.
Anwara was the ex-dean of Dhaka University Biology faculty.
Her special assistant Motahar Hossain said Anwara Begum had been receiving treatment at the hospital for various ailments including pneumonia, asthma and blood pressure since April 14.
From the hospital her body was taken to her Gulshan residence. Dr Anwara left behind one son and a host of relatives.
The body will be brought to Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology, which was her last working place, in the morning.
Her body will be taken to Dhaka University campus where her namaz-e-janaza will be held at the central mosque after zohr prayer.
Later, she will be buried at Banani graveyard.