Financial Express Execuive Editor Shahiduzzaman Khan passes away
The Executive Editor and Chief News Editor of The Financial Express (FE) Shahiduzzaman Khan has passed away.
He breathed his last yesterday evening at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in the capital, said his family.
"Abbu (dad) has left us this evening, following cardiac arrest," his daughter Shazia Shabnam said, seeking prayers for the departed soul.
He was admitted there on May 7 after developeing respiratory problems. He later tested positive for Covid-19.
Four days later, the 71-year-old journalist was shifted to the ICU of the hospital as he needed ventilation support.
Since then his health condition had remained unchanged, according to his family.
Shahiduzzaman left behind two sons and a daughter to mourn his death. His wife died a few years ago.
Shahiduzzaman had been working with the FE since its inception in 1993. After the demise of AHM Moazzem Hossain, founder Editor of the daily in early August 2018, Shahiduzzaman Khan also served as the Acting Editor of the newspaper for a period of time. He also worked for the now defunct The Bangladesh Observer and The Daily Star.
Shahiduzzaman studied English at Dhaka University after passing his HSC from Rajendra College, Faridpur. He also studied at International Institute of Journalism in Berlin, Germany.