Faruk Quazi, a veteran journalist and former Chief of Correspondents of United News of Bangladesh (UNB), passed away at his residence on Friday.
He was 71.
He breathed his last in his sleep around 8 am at his Elephant Road residence, his daughter Arshi Quazi told UNB.
Faruk, former President of Law Reporters' Forum (LRF), left behind wife, one daughter and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
UNB journalists expressed deep shock at the sudden death of Faruk Quazi.
PM mourns death of veteran journalist Faruk Quazi
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of senior journalist and PM's former deputy press secretary Faruk Quazi.
The Prime Minister prayed for eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.