The legend icon in the domain of Surgery of our country Prof. Dr. M. A. Awal breathed his last on 30th October in Canada. He was 77. He is survived by his bereaved wife, two sons and a daughter to mourn his death. Prof Awal was the founder Principal and Head of the Department of Surgery of East West Medical College. He continued here for about 14 years, and with his able guidance and dynamic leadership, EWMC&H could gain a strong foundation, as a result of which today EWMC is one of the leading medical institute in the arena of private medical education in Bangladesh. In recognition to his immense contribution in establishing and leading the college to the present sate of success, a condolence meeting was held on 01 November 2018 to pay homage to the departed soul. The speakers, many of whom were his students and colleagues, discussed about his life and activities and expressed profound regards to him. It was surfaced from the discussion that Prof M A Awal was a man of principle and dedicated to his profession. The honorable Chairman Prof Dr Md Moazzem Hossain declared that the existing Central Museum of the college will be named after our respected teacher Late Prof M A Awal, in recognition to his unforgettable contribution to this college. So, henceforth, the central museum will be called as ‘Prof Dr M A Awal Museum’. The discussion session was followed by a Munajat, seeking salvage of the departed soul, and wishing him to be placed at the highest place in Jannah.