Eminent educationist and National Professor Shamsul Huq died in Dhaka on Thursday.
Professor Huq, also a former foreign minister of the country died due to old age complications. He was 94.
Professor Huq was the central education minister of Pakistan and Former vice-chancellor of the Rajshahi and Dhaka universities. He was well-known at national and international levels as a scholar.
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and President Iajuddin Ahmed have expressed deep shock at the death of former foreign minister and eminent educationist Prof Shamsul Huq. In a message, the prime minister recalled the great contribution of this renowned intellectual to education and said his service to the nation as a successful foreign minister will be remembered.