Kathmandu, March 22. Prof Dr Madan Kumar Dahal passed away on Friday at the age of 71. He died while undergoing treatment at Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu.
Professor at the Tribhuvan University for four decades, Dahal was Chief of Economic Department. After retirement from the TU, he contributed to the development of economic sector in the country by serving at Revenue Advisory Committee of the Finance Ministry as well as banking sector.
Dahal had written number of books related to economic. His last rites were performed at Pashupati Aryaghat on Friday itself. Finance Minister, Vice-Chair of National Planning Commission, lecturers, economists, leaders of banking sector reached Aryaghat to pay tribute to late Dahal.
Meanwhile, Mega Bank Ltd expressed deep sorrow over the death of Dahal and extended condolences to the bereaved family members.