|Published : 11 Mar 2017, 10:28:14 | Updated : 11 Mar 2017, 10:53:06|
Diplomat Mohamed Mijarul Quayes passes away
Bangladesh Ambassador in Brazil and former Foreign Secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes died at a hospital in Brasília.
"Mr Quayes was admitted to the hospital several days ago for ailments. He breathed his last at 9 pm (Friday) Brazil local time and 6 am (Saturday) Bangladesh time," , a Foreign Ministry spokesman told BSS without immediate elaboration.
A career diplomat, Quayes was a 1982 batch officer of Bangladesh Civil Service, who served as foreign secretary and in many other foreign capacities at home and abroad.