Economist Akbar Ali Khan is no more
Advisor to the former caretaker government, famous economist Dr. Akbar Ali Khan died at United Hospital due to heart attack.
He died under treatment on Thursday (September 8) around 10 pm.
Akbar Ali Khan’s brother Kabir Uddin Khan gave this information. He said that when Akbar Ali Khan fell ill, he was being taken to the hospital. He died in the ambulance on the way there. When he was taken to the hospital, the doctor on duty declared him dead. His funeral will be held at Azad Mosque in Gulshan on Friday. The body will remain in Evercare Hospital Mortuary. The body will be taken to his Gulshan residence after 9 am on Friday. A preliminary decision has been made to bury him at the Martyr Intellectual Cemetery in Mirpur after the Bad Juma Janaza.
Akbar Ali Khan was born in 1944. Studied History at Dhaka University, Economics at Queen’s University, Canada. PhD research is also in economics. Teaching is also going on along with the main stream of professional life as a bureaucrat. Retired as Cabinet Secretary. After that he taught in two universities. Became an adviser to the caretaker government, resigned in the face of obstruction in the performance of his duties. After retirement, he emerged as a full-time writer. His treatises on various subjects – economics, history, sociology, literature – are widely appreciated by the readers.
Akbar Ali Khan’s latest autobiographical book ‘Purano Se Din Katha’. The story of the discovery and development of the life of a multi-dimensional personality emerges in this book. The naive boy brought up in the swamps of Nabinagar in Brahmanbaria was imaginative and introverted. The sly boy became the field administrator. He took responsibility for law and order, land administration, development administration, elections, and even management of commercial establishments like tea gardens.