Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam Babul dies of Covid-19
Live Correspondent: Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam Babul died of Covid-19 on Monday afternoon while undergoing treatment at a city hospital. He was 74.
He was tested positive for Covid-19 on June 14, a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus.
He is survived by wife, one son, three daughters and a host of well wishers to mourn his death.
Babul, also the owner of Bangla newspaper the Daily Jugantor, was undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in Dhaka, Babul's wife Salma Islam, also a Jatiya Party MP, confirmed to media.
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.
Nurul Islam Babul, also a freedom fighter, established Jamuna Group in 1974. Currently Jamuna Group has 38 sister concerns in different sectors, where more than 50,000 people are employed.
Dhaka, 13 July (campuslive24.com)//Bsc