Veteran journo Abdul Wahed passes away


City Desk :
Veteran journalist Abdul Wahed Khan has passed away in Sylhet.

He breathed his last at a private hospital in Sylhet around 11:30 pm on Thursday.

Wahed was the editor of Sylhet’s Jalalabadi newspaper and weekly Sylhet Samachar.

In the early eighties, he started the daily Jalalabadi from the weekly Sylhet Samachar House.


Besides journalism, Wahed was associated with various social and cultural organizations and various educational institutions. He also served as the general secretary of Sylhet Central Muslim Literary Society (KMUSAS).

Wahed also established the Jalalabad Academy, Sylhet.

Abdul Wahed Khan served as the Sylhet bureau chief of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) from 1972 to 1978.