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Condolence: Sad demise of Nobel Laureate Professor Dr. Norman E Borlaug

The news of the sad demise of Prof. Dr. Norman  E. Borlaug, a Nobel Prize winning scientist, father of Green Revolution,  Foreign Fellow of the BAS, on Saturday, 12 September, 2009 came as a great shock to the Fellows of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. The Academy would like to put on record the great services and contributions of Nobel Laureate Professor Dr. Norman E. Borlaug to Agriculture through saving of hundreds of millions of lives of the people of Asia and Latin America.

In the sad demise of Prof. Borlaug, the Academy has lost one of its valued  and distinguished Foreign Fellows. The Fellows of the Academy express their heart-felt sympathy to the members of the bereaved family of late Professor Dr. Normal E. Borlaug, and pray to the God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and to give strength to the members of his family to bear loss with fortitude.