The former director general of Bangladesh Television and a former acting chairman of Public Service Commission, Wazed Ali Khan, died of COVID-19 on Monday.
His younger brother Liakat Ali Khan said Wazed died while undergoing treatment at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka around noon.
Wazed, 68, was admitted to the hospital with various complications on September 20 and tested COVID-19 positive later.
Retired additional secretary Wazed was the son of Asmat Ali Khan of Vaora Sarkarpara of Mirzapur upazila under Tangail district.
He is survived by wife, a son, a daughter and host of well-wishers to mourn his death.
He will be buried at the family graveyard in Vaora after Isha prayer.
Parliamentary standing committee chairman on road transport and bridge ministry Ekabbar Hossain, Tangail District Council chairman Fazlur Rahman Khan expressed condolence at the death of Wazed Ali Khan.
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