Prominent banker M Azizul Huq, Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Pubali Bank Limited (PBL), passed away at 8.00 am on Thursday in Dhaka.
Huq was undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital, according to a press release issued by PBL.
PBL Board of Directors and all levels of executives, officers and employees have expressed deep grief over his death and have prayed for his departed soul.
The Pubali family extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased.
M Azizul Huq obtained an MA degree in Economics from Dhaka University and started his banking career in 1958 as a Probationary Officer with Habib Bank Ltd, Pakistan.
He had a long 62 years' experience in banking and was one of the pioneers of Islamic Banking in Bangladesh.
Huq had the rare opportunity of working successively as Founder CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, Social Investment Bank Ltd, and Islamic Finance and Investment Ltd.