8th death anniversary of Fawzia Samad today


Today is the 8th death anniversary of Begum Fawzia Samad, wife of late MA Samad, founder of Bangladesh General Insurance Co Ltd, says a prerss release.

Fawzia Samad was the President of Dhaka Ladies Club till her death, for long 38 years. She also played a vital role in establishing Bangladesh General Insurance Co Ltd, according to the release. In 1949 Fawzia Samad along with her husband MA Samad founded and edited a magazine named ‘Minar’ for the children and youth of the country.

She was born in a respectable Muslim family of Sylhet in 1929 and breathed her last on April 25, 2011 in a hospital at Singapore. She was the mother of Towhid Samad, Chairman of BGIC, Fancy Samad, Tamju Samad, and Sabrina Samad.