In pictures: Tearful goodbye to Sir Abed

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Thousands of people from all walks of life have poured in the Army Stadium premises to pay their last respects to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of world’s largest non-governmental organization (NGO) Brac.

People, as well as leaders and activists of various political, social, and cultural organizations, waited in long queues, that extended towards the main gate of the Army Stadium, to pay him their last tributes, our correspondent reported. Fazle Hasan Abed’s four family members – his daughter Tamara Hasan Abed, son-in-law Asif Saleh; his son Shameran Abed and his wife were present at the venue.