M Afzal Khan, former Managing Director of Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC), passed away on Sunday.
He was 86.
Afzal Khan breathed his last at his city residence in the morning. He is survived by wife, five daughters, and a host of relatives, friends and well-wishers to mourn his death.
A law graduate, M Afzal Khan, who won a Commonwealth scholarship in 1960 for higher studies in shipping in Canada, joined the then Pakistan Shipping Corporation in Karachi and served in it in various positions until the creation of Bangladesh Shipping Corporation after independence where he continued to work.
He rose to become the Commercial Director of BSC and its Managing Director. After his retirement, Afzal Khan also served as the chairman of Cosmos Shipping Lines Ltd. Afzal Khan was a son of Amanat Khan, also a law graduate, a member of Bengal Legislative Assembly, first Muslim Chairman of Ctg Port Trust and a renowned educationist and philanthropist.