The ailing Road Transport and Bridges Minister and also the General Secretary of Awami League (AL) Obaidul Quader would be taken to Singapore for the better treatment. AL Publicity and Publication Affairs Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud said this on Sunday after visiting his party leader at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
Hasan, also the Information Minister, said we are communicating to send him (Quader) to Singapore for better treatment and hoped that it will be done immediately. Earlier in the day, Quader was admitted to BSMMU after he fell sick at 7 am. Professor Syed Ali Ahsan, chairman of the hospital’s cardiology department, said the doctors have found three blockages in his coronary artery following an angiogram.
“His health condition is now better than morning. But the situation is still critical. He will be under observation for 72 hours,” the doctor added.