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UPL founder Mohiuddin Ahmed passes away
UNB, Dhaka

UPL founder Mohiuddin Ahmed passes away

 Mohiuddin Ahmed, the founder of University Press Limited (UPL), passed away in Dhaka early Tuesday. He was 77

The emeritus publisher breathed his last at 12:59am, said his daughter Mahrukh Mohiuddin in a facebook post.

His namaz-e-janaza was held at Gulshan Azad mosque after Zuhr prayers.

Mohiuddin Ahmed was born in 1944 in Parashuram upazila of Feni.

After graduating from Dhaka University, Mohiuddin studied journalism at Punjab University with a Pakistan Council Scholarship.

Later in 1975, he established publication institution UPL.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock at his death.