He was one of our guardians: Finance Minister

Finance minister AHM Mustafa KamalCollected

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed deep shock at the demise of veteran economist, politician and former Finance Minister AMA Muhith, reports UNB.

Kamal, in his condolence message, prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and conveyed his deepest condolences to the bereaved family, the Ministry said in a release on Saturday.

Mustafa Kamal further said that Muhith was awarded the Independence Medal and “he was one of our guardians”.

He was simultaneously a renowned economist, politician, writer and linguist. He had worked as an expert in various global organisations like the World Bank.

“In his death, the nation lost a true patriot. The nation will remember with gratitude his contribution to the economic development of Bangladesh,” the Finance Minister said.