Professor Salimul Huq’s death is an irreparable loss: Environment Minister
Dhaka, 29 October 2023 (BSS) – Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Md Shahab Uddin today invited internationally renowned Bangladeshi climate expert and Director of the International Center for Climate Change Development Salimul Huq. He said Professor Haq’s death was an irreparable loss. To Bangladesh and to the world.
Expressing deep shock at his death, the Minister said that Professor Haq had made significant contributions to the fight against climate change, having held various important positions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Global Adaptation Center.
In his memorial message, Shahab Uddin said that he worked not only for Bangladesh to combat the negative effects of climate change, but also for the welfare of the world community as a whole.
Renowned climate expert Dr Saleemul Huq passed away at the age of 71 in Dhaka early today.
Habibn Nahar, Deputy Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Environment and Climate Affairs, Saber Hossain Chowdhury, Chairman of the Ministry’s Parliamentary Standing Committee, and Dr. Farhina Ahmed, Secretary of State for Environment, also expressed their deep concern for the death. expressed sadness. Professor Huq’s.
In separate messages, they prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls and expressed their condolences to the bereaved families.