Wahidul Haq is confirmed dead at the age of 87.
Wahidul was best known as a Bangladeshi politician.
Wahidul Haque
ওয়াহিদুল হক
Minister of Finance
In office
January 1988 – May 1988
In office
September 1988 – May 1990
Personal details
Bornc. 1933
Died3 July 2020
Political partyJatiya Party
Alma materStanford University
University of Dhaka
Wahidul Haque (c. 1933 – 3 July 2020) was the Finance Minister of Bangladesh. He is also an Emeritus Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Haq completed his Masters from University of Dhaka in 1955 and did his PhD at Stanford University in California, USA. He was Professor of Economics at Islamabad University in 1969. He has taught at Dhaka University. He then taught at the University of California, Berkeley for a while, then joined the University of Toronto as a professor and settled there permanently. He was the Finance Minister during Ershad's rule from September 1988 to May 1990.
Wahidul Haq died on 3 July 2020.
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