Director (finance and accounts division) of University Grants Commission (UGC) Md Mizanoor Rahman passed away at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in the morning on Sunday.
He was 54.
The UGC director was suffering from asthma, jaundice and kidney related diseases for long.
He left behind wife, a son, a daughter and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death, said a UGC press release here.
Mizanoor was buried at his village home in Khulna in the later part of the day, the release added.
UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan and all employees expressed deep shock at the death of Mizanoor Rahman and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
They conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
In a condolence message, Professor Mannan recalled Mizanoor Rahman's contributions to the commission and said he was a diligent officer and had performed his duties at the Finance and Accounts Division of the UGC with sincerity and devotio