News editor of The Financial Express Abdullah Mohammad Hasan passed away on Friday evening while receiving treatment at Labaid Specialized Hospital in the city.
He was 72.He got admitted to the hospital on July 4 after developing symptoms similar to that of coronavirus. Later, he tested positive for Covid-19.
He received plasma therapy at one stage of his treatment but finally he lost the battle. Abdullah Mohammad Hasan was born in 1948 in Rangpur city. In his nearly fifty years of journalism, he worked for various English newspapers including Bangladesh Times, The Independent, The Daily Star, The Daily Sun, Bangladesh Today.