Prof Dr Md Tahir, former Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), passed away at a hospital in the capital on Monday morning. He was 90.
Tahir, a renowned medicine expert of the country, breathed his last at Labaid Hospital around 8:00 am while undergoing treatment.
Prashant Kumar Majumder, public relations officer of BSMMU, confirmed his death.
BSMMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Kanak Kanti Barua expressed deep shock at the death of Dr Tahir and conveyed sympathy to his bereaved family members.
Professor Tahir will be buried at his ancestral graveyard at Gowainghat in Sylhet.