DRU mourns death of journalist Shahriar Shahid
DHAKA, Nov 17, 2018 (BSS) – President and General Secretary of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU) today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of its founding member Shahriar Shahid, managing editor (ME) of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS).
In a message of condolence, DRU President Saiful Islam prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family.
DRU General Secretary Syed Shukur Ali Shuvo said Shahriar Shahid was an eminent journalist in the country and a jury board member of DRU.
“We have lost not only a founding member but also an important member of the Dhaka Reporters’ Unity, who played a significant role in the journalism arena,” he said.
Earlier, Shahriar Shahid breathed his last at 1.50 pm today at Apollo Hospitals where he had been undergoing treatment at its coronary care unit (CCU) since November 14 following a heart attack. He was 55.
He is survived by his wife and only son.