Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Saiful Bari, chief adviser to private television channel ATN Bangla, died at a city hospital this morning. He was 77.
The veteran journalist breathed his last at LabAidSpecialised Hospital in Dhaka around 5:00am.
Bari had been suffering from throat cancer for long.
He left behind his two daughters, relatives, well-wishers and a host of colleagues to mourn his death.
His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at Ramna Jame Mosjid after Johr prayers and the second one at the ATN Bangla office in Karwan Bazar of the capital.
BBN/SSR/AD-20Nov13-11:02 am (BST)