Khulna’s prominent businessman Kazi Shahnewaz dies aged 72

Published: August 25, 2018 12:12:32 | Updated: August 25, 2018 16:42:46

Kazi Shahnewaz, president of Bangladesh Frozen Fish Exporters Association (BFFEA), passed away at his Natun Bazar residence in Khulna city on Friday night. He was 72.

Shahnewaz, also a freedom fighter, fell sick last night and died on the way to Khulna Medical College Hospital around 12 am, according to his family members.

Shahnewaz received a number of awards for his contributions to the country's shrimp business sector, UNB reports.

His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Alia Madrasah maidan after Asr prayers.

He will be buried at Tutpara graveyard in the city.

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