PV Desk : Latifur Rahman, chairman of Transcom Group, was known for his ethical values in business in a country where businessmen are often blamed for a moral deficit. Rahman died at the age of 75 on Wednesday from a combination of health complications.
For his social responsibility and ethical values, Rahman was awarded the prestigious 2012 Oslo Business for Peace Award. That was the first time a Bangladeshi businessperson received the prize, which is considered the most celebrated recognition in the business world.
Rahman died at 11.30 am at his ancestral home in Chauddagram of Cumilla. A spokesman for Transcom Group said Rahman did not contract the COVID-19 illness, but died from old-age complications. A funeral prayer for him will be held at Azad Mosque in Gulshan on Wednesday, following the Isha prayers. He will be laid to rest in the Banani graveyard.
Edited By-Shekhar Tripaty