Virtual prayer-gathering at DIU on the death of Somalian student

  • 06 Aug
  • 09:21 PM

Zafor Ahmed Shimul, Special Correspondent 06 Aug, 21

A prayer-mahfil was held at the initiative of DIU Civil Club on the death of Abdinasir Mohammud Hasan, a meritorious Somalian student of the Department of Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering) of Dhaka International University (DIU).

This distinguished doa mahfil was held on Thursday (August 5) at 11 am on the online zoom platform.

Hundreds of DIU students including 60 Somalian students studying at Dhaka International University were present at the grand prayer-mahfil event organized online. Acting Vice-Chancellor of DIU Dr. Ganesh Chandra Saha, Additional Registrar Dr. Shah-Alam Chowdhury were also present. Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering Mr. Mahfuzur Rahman.

'Abdinasir Mohammud Hasan' passed away last Monday (August 2) at the Popular Medical Hospital in Dhanmondi due to tuberculosis. Earlier, his classmates admitted him to the hospital in a critical condition.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Mahfuzur Rahman said,
The body has been buried at Rayer Bazar Cemetery on the instructions of Abdinasir's parents.
Mr. Md. Mahfuzur Rahman,Chairman of Civil Engineering department; went to reminisce about his favorite student Abdinasir and said that Abdinasir was a very talented student. While studying at DIU, he has achieved remarkable results in every semester and is signing his highest merit. He was humble and lively not only as a student but also as a human being. He gained the confidence of the teachers of the university with various beautiful deeds. All of us at Dhaka International University are deeply saddened by his untimely death. The DIU Journalists Association, DIU Civil Club, DIU Elite English, DIU Pharmacy Club and others have expressed their condolences over the death of Abdinasir and prayed for the forgiveness of his soul.

When Abdinasir's parents were informed of his death, he was asked to bury his body in Bangladesh considering the various complications of taking his body to Somalia. His burial was completed under the overall supervision of us (DIU authorities).

It may be mentioned that, Abdinasir mohammad Hasanwas an impossibly gifted, humble and lively student of the first year of the ninth batch of the Civil Engineering Department (Civil Engineering Department) at DIU. He was born on January 1, 1999 in Somalia, Africa, and died at the age of 22 in the capital's Popular Medical Hospital from tuberculosis while studying in the final year of civil engineering at Dhaka International University in Bangladesh.