Tributes to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Update:
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chair emeritus of BRAC, passed away aged 83 in Dhaka on Friday.

He was buried at Banani graveyard in the capital following a namaz-e-janaza at the Army Stadium around 12:30pm. Thousands of people attended the funeral to pay their last tributes to the pioneer.

Respects were paid to him on behalf of Bangladesh president Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina.

People from all strata paid their respect. Prothom Alo’s journalists captured moments from the funeral.

People pay their last tributes to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Dipu MalakarFamily members offer prayer for Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Banani graveyard in Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Dipu MalakarTributes were paid to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed on behalf of the president and the prime minister on 22 December 2019. Photo: Abdus SalamUS ambassador Earl Robert Miller pays tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Dipu MalakarWreaths offered as tributes during the funeral of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Dipu MalakarPeople carry coffin with the body of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Dipu MalakarBNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir (L), Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus and former finance minister ABM Muhith attend the funeral of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Abdus SalamBurial of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed takes place at Banani graveyard in Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Dipu MalakarPeople pay respect to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Abdus SalamPeople take part in the namaz-e-janaza of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Army Stadium, Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Prothom AloPeople carry a coffin bearing the body of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed in Dhaka on 22 December 2019. Photo: Prothom Alo

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