Advisor to the caretaker government, economist, historian, researcher and teacher were buried in the Martyr Intellectual Cemetery in Mirpur. Akbar Ali Khan. He was buried there shortly after 3pm on Friday (September 9).
Earlier on Friday, his funeral was held at Azad Masjid in Gulshan in the capital. After the funeral, he was given a guard of honor by the district administration in the mosque premises. Planning Minister MA Mannan, Cabinet Secretary Khandkar Anwarul Islam, Gonoshasthaya Kendra Trustee Zafrullah Chowdhury, former NBR Chairman Badiur Rahman and others participated in the funeral.
Akbar Ali Khan’s body was taken to his home in Gulshan in the capital from Evercare Hospital’s mortuary in the morning. Relatives and dignitaries paid their respects there. Former secretary Abdul Mueed Chowdhury, former ACC chairman Golam Rahman, banker and economic analyst Mamun Rashid, poet and journalist Sohrab Hasan etc. went to the house of Akbar Ali Khan in Gulshan.
Akbar Ali Khan passed away around 10 pm on Thursday (Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Raziun). He was 78 years old at the time of his death.