Brac founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed | The Daily Star
  • Sir Fazle Abed’s family receives prestigious Yidan Prize

    Dr Charles Chen Yidan, founder of Yidan Prize, presents the prestigious award for educational development to Brac Founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed’s family in Dhaka.

  • Tribute to Sir Abed

    IN PHOTOS: Tribute to Sir Abed

    People of all walks of life pay their last tributes to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium in Dhaka.

  • Abed part of peoples' history: Dr Yunus

    Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is a part of the country's history of the general people, Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus today wrote on the book of mourning after paying his last respect.

  • Sir Abed laid to rest

    Brac founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is laid to eternal rest at the Banani graveyard in Dhaka after Zohr prayers.

  • Tributes shower on Abed

    Tributes poured in from around the world for Brac founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, who breathed his last at a city hospital on Friday night.

  • In Remembrance: You are our friend, forever

    Abed left us. But it is not possible to bid him farewell. He will remain our friend and a fellow nation builder forever.

  • Sir Fazle Hasan Abed's death

    Condolence messages from across globe

    People from all over the world share their memories about Sir Fazle Hasan Abed.

  • Thank you, Sir Abed

    He has a privileged life with a promising career in the UK.

  • Fazle Hasan Abed

    In Remembrance of Abed: YOU ARE OUR FRIEND, FOREVER

    Abed left us. But it is not possible to bid him farewell. He will remain as our friend, and fellow nation builder forever. From the Liberation War to this day, he is present in every sphere of our society. There is no corner of the country which the refreshing wind of Abed’s activities did not touch. He is the main architect behind the monumental changes in Bangladesh’s society.

  • Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

    Biography: Sir Fazle Hasan Abed (1936-2019)

    People from across the world are paying their tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of the world largest NGO, Brac, with profound sadness.

  • Recognising an innovative education model

    The Yidan Prize 2019 (for education) is the latest of many global awards and recognitions earned by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of Brac, for his lifelong contribution to education and development in Bangladesh and 10 other countries, from Afghanistan to Uganda. It is the most prestigious and the largest in value, sometimes described as the Education Nobel Prize. The announcement was made on September 19, in Hong Kong, by Koichiro Matsuura, former Unesco Director-General and the chair of the judging committee for the prize.

  • Brac founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

    Sir Fazle Hasan Abed gets 'Lego Prize 2018'

    Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of Brac, has been awarded the “Lego Prize 2018,” in recognition of his outstanding