The Emeritus Professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of University of Dhaka Dr. Abdul Jabbar died today morning at the Apollo Hospital running with treatment in the capital (Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeun). He had been suffering from senile diseases. He was 95 years old. He left behind only daughter along with students, relatives and so many appreciative. His funeral done today after Maghrib prayers at the Dhaka University Central Mosque was buried at Banani graveyard.
DU Vice-Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique expressed deep shock for Professor Emeritus Dr. Abdul Jabbar death. Today Saturday, January 30, 2016, he said, under the leadership of Professor Abdul Jabbar Pharmacy education began in 1964 in the University of Dhaka as well as in the country. The country lost a dedicated teacher, researcher and pharmacist lost of his death.
Prof. Jabbar kept the unique contribution in the Pharmacy education, research & development and pharmaceutical industry development of Bangladesh, it would be ever remembered. VC prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to his grief-stricken family members.
The Associate Professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of University of Dhaka Dr. Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir said, “The Pharmacy Professionals of Bangladesh lost a bright star. In losing him, the pharmacists of this country have lost their parent.