Transcom chairman Latifur Rahman left the earthy mundane
Chairman of Transcom, a prominent industrialist Latifur Rahman left this earthly mundane from where no one returns (Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilahi Raziun). He was 75 years.
He died at his village home around 1.30pm on Wednesday (July 1). His home is in Chiora village of Chiora union in Chauddagram upazilla of Cumilla.
Latifur Rahman had been suffering from various physical complications for the last few days. After returning home from Singapore recently after treatment, he was staying at his village home in Cumilla.
Latifur Rahman owned the vernacular daily Prothom Alo and the English daily Daily Star. At the same time Transcom Group is involved in the businesses of fast food, soft drinks, electrical and electronic products, medicine, newspapers, tea industry, insurance etc. He was the entrepreneurial Director of National Housing.
Latifur Rahman was an executive member of the Paris-based global trade organization (ICC), vice chairman of ICC Bangladesh and director of BRAC, the world's largest NGO. He was also the president of MCCI for some time.
His namaj -e- janaza was held at Gulshan Azad mosque after Esha prayer while he was buried in Banani graveyard. Information Minister Dr. Hassan Mahmud condoled the death of Latifur Rahman.