Prof Monawar Hussain Bhukari, former teacher of economics department of Jahangir Nagar University, died of old-age complications at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital on Friday (July 12). (inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un)
He was 71 at the time of his death.
Prof Monawar, brother-in-law of Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, left behind his wife, 2 sons, a daughter and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
About this the foreign ministry said, he was the class friend and husband of Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen's younger sister Sheepa Hafiza.
His Namaz-e-Janaza was held at Shankar Mosque at 10.00 on Friday night, family sources said.
He will be buried at his native village at Nababganj in Dhaka on Saturday morning.