Dhaka, Thursday   21 February 2019

PM gave Tk 42 lakh for Amjad Hossain’s better treatment

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 05:29 PM, 26 November 2018   Updated: 05:29 PM, 26 November 2018



Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave Tk 20 lakh and Tk 22 lakh for air ambulance cost for filmmaker Amjad Hossain’s treatment cost. Amjad Hossain’s younger son Sohel Arman confirmed the matter.

The Prime Minister gave a check of Tk 42 lakh to Sohel Arman at her office on Sunday evening. At that time, Directors’ Guild General Secretary and Producer SA Hawk Alik was also present.  

On November 18, Amjad Hossain was admitted to the ICU at the capital’s Impulse Hospital due to brain stroke. From the beginning, he is on life support. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave assurance to take responsibility for Amjad Hossain’s treatment.

Sohel Arman said, “The Prime Minister fulfilled her words. Father will be taken to Bangkok for better treatment. That’s why the Prime Minister paid a total of Tk 42 lakh for air ambulance cost and treatment costs. We will be indebted to her forever.”

Prominent filmmaker Amjad Hossain has received national recognition for 14 times. He also won international awards multiple times including Ekushey Padak and the Independence Award.