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Zahiduzzaman Faruque family hand over budget documents of 52yrs to ERF Library

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Published: 00:51, 20 September 2021  
Zahiduzzaman Faruque family hand over budget documents of 52yrs to ERF Library

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The family members of late journalist Zahiduzzaman Faruque on Sunday handed over budget documents of 52 years and other economics-related books to the Economic Reporters Forum (ERF) Library.

The documents and books were collected by Zahiduzzaman Faruque

Zahiduzzaman Faruque’s son Mohiuzzaman Faruque along with his wife Farhana Khan, handed over the budget documents and books to ERF President Sharmeen Rinvy and General Secretary SM Rashidul Islam at a simple ceremony at the ERF Library situated at the ERF office in the capital’s Purana Paltan area, said a press release.

Former ERF presidents and some senior ERF members were present on the occasion.

Zahiduzzaman Faruque had worked as an economic journalist for over four decades while his hobby was to keep budget documents, other economy related books and various data and information under his collection. He started keeping budget documents under his collection from 1968.

Speaking on the occasion, Mohiuzzaman Faruque said, “The passion and also the profession of my father was journalism as well as to do research and writings on the various aspects of economy. In his long career, he kept budget documents, various economics-related books, data and information under his collection. The purpose of handing over these books and documents is to ensure proper utilisation of those.”

Zahiduzzaman Faruque died of cancer on August 19.

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