Renowned urban planner of the port city Eng Ali Ashraf died from coronavirus infections at a hospital in the capital early Sunday. He was 70.
Ashraf, who was also vice-chancellor of Southern University, breathed his last at Ever Care Hospital around 2:00am.
Chittagong City Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury expressed deep shock at the death of Ali Ashraf.
According to Ali Ashraf's family sources, he tested positive for the virus last month.
BDST: 1455 HRS, MAR 07, 2021