He had been admitted at United Hospital in Dhaka due to several health complications
Former cabinet secretary Dr Saadat Husain has passed away in Dhaka, due to several health complications. He was 73.
The former chairman of Bangladesh Public Service Commission breathed his last at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of United Hospital in Gulshan, around 11pm on Wednesday.
He had been in the ICU for the last 10 days, undergoing treatment for several complications including kidney disease.
His namaz-e-janaza is scheduled to be held in the city’s Nikunja area on Thursday morning, following which he will be buried in Dhaka, according to his family members.
Born on November 24, 1946, Dr Saadat joined the Civil Service of Pakistan (CSP) in 1969. He was the sub-divisional officer (SDO) of Jamalpur sub-division in 1972.
He served as the secretary of the Cabinet Division from 2002 to 2005, and the chairman of Public Service Commission from 2007 to 2011.