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National Professor Nurul Islam succumbs to old age

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Thursday 10 May, 2018 02:09:06 am

National Professor Nurul Islam succumbs to old age

National Professor Mustafa Nurul Islam. Photo:Collected

Dhaka, May 10 (UNB) – Noted litterateur and National Professor Mustafa Nurul Islam passed away here on Wednesday night due to old-age complications.

He was 92.  Nurul Islam breathed his last at his residence around 9pm.

The academic was honored as a National Professor of Bangladesh in 2011 while he was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1981 and Independence Day Award in 2010.

Cultural Affairs Minister Assaduzzaman Noor offered his condolences to bereaved family members of the accomplished academic.   

Islam was a professor at Jahangirnagar University and former Director General of Bangla Academy.