Dr Syed Saleheen Qadri passes away
Prof Dr Syed Saleheen Qadri, scientific coordinator of Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives (ideSHi) and husband of renowned scientist Dr Firdausi Qadri, passed away early today.
The retired professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department of Dhaka University breathed his last around 4:30am at Universal Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka, AKM Tariful Islam, media manager of icddr,b confirmed the matter to The Daily Star.
He was suffering from health complications for several days, Tariful Islam added.
The namaz-e-janaza of the former dean of Faculty of Biological Sciences of DU will be held after Zuhr prayers at Azad Mosque of Gulshan.
Later, he will be buried at Banani graveyard, Tariful also said.
The Dr Saleheen's wife Dr Firdausi Qadri, was awarded with the Magsaysay Award 2021 yesterday.