Rich tributes paid to Late Dr Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam

Ahasan, Dhaka, 31 March 2019

Bangladesh Association of Librarians Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) organized the memorial meeting and doa mahfil on its chairman at the CIRDAP auditorium on Saturday, March 23, 2019 (Saturday) in CIRDAP International Convention Centre at 4:00 pm.

Dr Reza’s sons Mirza Md. Asif Sakib and Mirza Md. Tehzib Sadaf along with family members, BALID Family members, academics and library professionals participated in the Mahfil and prayer.

The Mahfil was presided by Ms Hazera Rahman, Chairman (Acting) and conducted by Mr Md. Humayun Kabir, General Secretary, BALID.

Md. Syed Ali Akbar (President), Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB); Prof. Dr. Kazi Mostak Gausul Huq, Chairman, Department of Information Science and Library Management; Prof. Dr. S M. Zaved Ahmed Professor, Department of Information Science and Library Management and Librarian, University of Dhaka; Mr. Syed Ali Akbar, President, Library Association of Bangladesh(LAB),Prof. Dr Md. Nasiruddin Mitul, Dean, National University, Bangladesh; Mr. FAM Zakirul Haq, Administrative Officer, CIRDAP; Mr. Mostafa, CEO, Hakkani Publishers; Mr. Kazi Ali Reza, Director, Information, Dhaka Ahsania Mission; Ms. Akhter Jahan, Former MP, Dr. Omar Jah Acting Vice-Chancellor, Islamic University of Technology (IUT); and IUT colleagues, friends and professionals attended the Mahfil.

Mr AKM Nurul Alam, Joint Secretary General of BALID presented a brief video on life and works of Dr Rezaul based on his professional activities and glorious movements.

Director General of CIRDAP Mr Tevita G. Boseiwaqa Taginavulau delivered a condolence message to Ms Ummay Salma(wife of Late Dr Reza). BALID opened a condolence book in the doa program for Dr Reza where everyone got the opportunity to express their sympathy.

Ms Hazera Rahman delivered the vote of thanks to all for attending the doa program on short notice. The program was ended after doa, Maghrib prayer along with refreshments. 

Rezaul Islam, who was undergoing treatment at the intensive-care unit (ICU) of a hospital in the city, breathed his last at 12.10 pm on March 15 at the age of 60. He was laid to eternal rest after Esha prayers at a graveyard in city’s Mirpur area on Friday.
Earlier on March 11, he was admitted to the hospital after he suffered a massive stroke.