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2020-07-13 16:51:45 BdST

Jamuna Group Chairman Babul dies of Covid-19


Nurul Islam Babul, chairman of Jamuna Group, has died today from novel coronavirus infection at the age of 74.

He breathed his last on Monday afternoon at the Evercare Hospital in Dhaka. 

Babul was tested positive for the virus on June 14, a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus.

Since then he was undergoing treatment at that hospital; Babul's wife Salma Islam, also a Jatiya Party MP, confirmed to media.

Nurul Islam Babul, an architect, established Jamuna Group in the 1970s. He is also the owner of the Bangla daily Jugantor.

He is survived by wife, one son, three daughters and a host of well wishers to mourn his death.

Jamuna Group is one of the largest Bangladeshi industrial conglomerates. The industries under the conglomerate include textiles, chemicals, leather, motor cycles, consumer products, media, and advertisement. 

 

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