Industrialist Abdul Monem passes away

Staff Correspondent | Published: 17:37, May 31,2020 | Updated: 01:15, Jun 01,2020


A file photo of industrialist Abdul Monem

Country’s renowned industrialist Abdul Monem died at the Combined Military Hospital in the capital on Sunday.

He was 85.

Monem is survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters and a host of relatives.

The industrialist was admitted to CMH on May 17 after he suffered a brain stroke and breathed his last around 10:00am on Sunday, Abdul Monem Group deputy general manager Kazi Sharafath Hossain told New Age.

He said that Abdul Monem will be buried at his family graveyard in Brahmanbaria.

Abdul Monem was the founder chairman of Abdul Monem Group that belong 18 concerns including AML Construction, Igloo Foods Ltd, Igloo Dairy Limited, Abdul Monem Sugar Refinery Ltd, Novus Pharmaceuticals Limited and AM Beverage Limited.

He was a civil engineer and founded his company in 1956.

AML Construction, a key organisation of Abdul Monem Limited, achieved national and international recognitions for quality work.

A number of large infrastructure projects in the country have been successfully completed by AML Construction.

Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman Fazlur Rahman expressed his condolences at the death of Abdul Monem.

He prayed for the eternal peace and salvation of his departed soul.

Cabinet ministers, including commerce minister Tipu Munshi and law minister Anisul Huq, expressed their condolences at the demise of the rewound businessman.

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