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GM Quader: Kazi Shahid Ahmed symbol of fearless journalism

  • Prays for the eternal peace of the departed soul
  • Kazi Shahid Ahmed played vital role in Bangladesh’s prosperity
Update : 29 Aug 2023, 04:28 PM

Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman Ghulam Muhammed Quader has expressed his deepest grief and sorrow over the death of Kazi Shahid Ahmed, a distinguished entrepreneur, sports organizer, writer, and publisher.

In a condolence message on Monday night, he offered prayers for the departed soul's eternal peace and extended his condolences to the grieving family members.

In his condolence message, JaPa Chairman GM Quader said: "Kazi Shahid Ahmed made a distinctive contribution to modernizing newspapers. He is a symbol of fearless journalism. As a successful businessman, he played a vital role in the country's prosperity. His books enriched Bangali literature.”

Kazi Shahid Ahmed breathed his last at 7:15pm on Monday. He was 82.

His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at Dhanmondi Road 7 Mosque after Zuhr prayer and the second one at Gulshan Azad mosque after the Asr prayer on Tuesday. 

Then, the renowned entrepreneur will be laid to eternal rest at Banani Graveyard, according to family sources.

Born in 1940 in Jessore, his legacy is etched in his multifaceted contributions to various fields.

As the founder and chairman of the Gemcon Group, Kazi Shahid Ahmed left an indelible mark on the business landscape.

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