Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Niloufer Manzur, a renowned educationist and the founding principal of Dhaka's Sunbeams School.
The prime minister prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed condolences to the bereaved family.
Niloufer Manzur died from Covid-19 today at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital. She was 74.
She left behind her husband Syed Manzur Elahi, former adviser to a caretaker government and chairman of Apex Footwear Ltd, her son and daughter, grandchildren and a large host of friends, admirers and students.
Niloufer Manzur was the daughter of late Dr Mafiz Ali Chowdhury, a former minister in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's cabinet in 1972.