Economist Bukhari passes away

JU Correspondent | Published: 01:55, Jul 14,2019


Sayed Munwar Hossain Bukhari

Former Jahangirnagar University professor of economics Sayed Munwar Hossain Bukhari died on Friday night at his residence in Dhanmondi in Dhaka. He was 71.

He was buried on Saturday morning at Nawabganj in Dhaka.

Munwar Hossain left behind his wife and three sons.

He was the brother-in-law of foreign minister AK Abdul Momen.

In a condolence message, JU vice-chancellor Farzana Islam prayed for the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members, said a release.  

Bukhari started his carrier as assistant professor of economics department at JU in 1975. Later, he was promoted to associate professor and finally professor in 1991 and 1994 respectively.

He retired from the department in 2012.

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