Former Islamic Foundation DG Shamim Mohammad Afzal passes away

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Former Director General of Islamic Foundation Shamim Mohammad Afzal passed away at a city hospital tonight. He was 63.

Shamim Mohammad Afzal died at 10:20pm while undergoing treatment in the city’s Central Hospital, said a release of the Islamic Foundation.

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He had been diagnosed with cancer earlier.

Shamim Mohammad Afzal leaves behind by his wife, daughter and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.

Former Islamic Foundation DG Shamim Mohammad Afzal passes away
Shamim Mohammad Afzal. Photo: Collected

He will be buried after Jumma prayer at his village in Ashuganj upazila in Brahmanbaria.

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Islamic Foundation, ministers and different organisations have expressed deep shock at the demise of the former DG of Islamic Foundation.

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Afzal started his carrier as an assistant judge in Sylhet in 1983. He served the position of senior assistant judge, sub-judge, additional district and sessions judge in different districts of the country for 25 years.

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He completed his post-graduation (LLM) from the Department of Law, University of Dhaka.

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He was DG of the Islamic Foundation from 2009 to 2019.


Source: The Daily Star

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