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Ex-BPSC chairman Saadat Hossain dies


Dr. Saadat Hossain, the former chairman of Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) and also the former cabinet secretary, has passed away.

He breathed his last a capital's United Hospital at 10:49 pm Wednesday, said hospital's Public Relations Officer Sajjadur Rahmann Shubo.

He was undergoing treatment at United Hospital.

His namaz-e-Janaza will be held in Nikunja on Thursday morning.

Saadat Hossain was born on November 24, 1946. He served in important civil service positions of the government. 

Dr. Saadat Husain had been actively involved in many socio-organizational activities.

He was the Director, governing body of Grameen Bank; Chairman Bangladesh Cooperative Bank, Director, International Finance and Investment Company (IFIC); Founder-Chairman, Co-operative General Insurance and chairman Ansar-VDP Bank. He was a member, board of governors of Security and Exchange Commission, Bangladesh, Director, board of governors of Bangladesh Bank. He was also chairman, Bangladesh NGO Foundation.

He was the General Secretary, student government (union) of Salimullah Muslim Hall, Dhaka University. 

He is a life member and the President of Bangladesh Society for Training and Development (BSTD). He is a Wood Badge Scout.

He was awarded the highest honour of scouting, the Silver Tiger for his outstanding contribution to scouting movement.

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