Memorial Meeting in honour of late Dr. Mahabub Hossain

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A Memorial Meeting was held in honour of Late Dr. Mahabub Hossain, former DG, BIDS, in the BIDS Conference Room on 25 February, 2016 at 3 pm. The Director General of BIDS, Dr. KAS Murshid warmly welcomed the guests and invited Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud to chair the session. Later, a brief presentation on the life and works of Dr. Hossain was made by Tahreen Tahrima Chowdhury, Research Associate, BIDS. This was followed by a round of discussion by friends, associates and family members of the late lamented economist. Amongst those who spoke on the occasion were Professor Rehman Sobhan, Professor A.R. Khan, Mrs. Nurjahan Bose, Dr. Shahabuddin, Dr. Asaduzzaman, Dr. Atiq Rahman, Dr. Binayak Sen, Dr. Sajjad Zohir and Dr. Mahmudual Alam. Speakers paid rich tributes to Dr. Hossain and urged that his contributions be recognised in a befitting manner, including through publication of his collected works and bringing out a special publication of the Bangladesh Development Studies.

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