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Shahriar Z. R. Iqbal passes away

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Staff Reporter :
Shahriar Z. R. Iqbal, former Additional Secretary, died at his daughter's residence in Canada on Sunday.
He left behind a daughter and a son.
Iqbal retried as Additional Secretary of the government in 1998. He discharged his duties as assistant ambassador in UK from 1988 t0 1991. He was Assistant Personal Secretary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman till 15th August 1975.
He was also Managing Director of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation, Director Generals of Directorate of Food and Bangladesh Television, elected councilor of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Fellow of Economic Development Institute of World Bank and Fellow of Royal Asiatic Society in London. 

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