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FM Momen: Kazi Shahid Ahmed nurtured spirit of Liberation War

  • Ahmed’s contributions will be remembered with greatest respect 
  • Momen prays for the departed soul 
Update : 29 Aug 2023, 04:13 PM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, in a condolence message, said Kazi Shahid Ahmed played an active role in nurturing the spirit of Bangladesh’s Liberation War. 

He has expressed deep shock and sorrow over the death of Kazi Shahid Ahmed, a distinguished entrepreneur, sports organizer, writer, and publisher.

The foreign minister prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed his deepest condolences to the bereaved family members.

“Kazi Shahid Ahmed was a pioneer of modernism in the newspaper industry of Bangladesh. He was a successful entrepreneur, sports organizer, and literary enthusiast. His contributions will be remembered with the greatest respect by the nation,” the condolence message reads. 

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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