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Diplomat Mijarul Quayes passes away in Brazil

11 Mar, 2017 17:57:50

Staff Reporter:Bangladesh Ambassador to Brazil and former foreign secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes died in Brasilia, Brazil on Saturday morning (6:00am Bangladesh time). He was 57.

He passed away in Brasilia Hospital at 9:00pm on Friday (Brazil time), a senior diplomat at the Embassy told bd24live.com.

He was earlier hospitalized in Brazil with respiratory problems and other complexities.

Quayes also served as a foreign secretary in the ministry during 2009-12.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep grief at the death of former foreign secretary Quayes.