Writer professor Dr. Muhammed Zafar Iqbal to return to SUST tomorrow
08:39 PM, March 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:06 PM, March 13, 2018

Zafar Iqbal to return to SUST tomorrow

Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, who has been undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka after suffering serious injuries in a knife attack, will return to the Shahjajal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus tomorrow.

Muhammad Joynal Abedin, personal assistant of Dr Zafar Iqbal, told UNB today that the eminent writer will return to Sylhet by a Novoair flight which is scheduled to leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 12 noon on Wednesday.

The SUST students are ready to welcome their teacher at the Mukta Mancha where he came under the attack, said Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Department of the university Saiful Islam.

A young man, Foyzur Rahman, swooped on Prof Zafar Iqbal and stabbed him with a knife at the Mukta Mancha during a celebration programme, 'Robofight,' of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department on March 3.

The renowned writer was first taken to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital and then airlifted to the CMH in Dhaka on the same day at the directive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

On March 7, he was shifted to a cabin from the ICU as his physical condition improved.

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