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Quader not being taken Singapore today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:40 PM, 3 March 2019  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Awami League general secretary, road transport and bridge minister Obaidul Quader is not being taken to Singapore today. This decision has been taken after the country's medical delegation meeting with Singapore.

Obaidul Quader, who is undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Kanak Kanti Barua told reporters that the decision was made at about 9:30 pm on Sunday.

Kanak Kanti Barua said "Three-member medical delegation came from Singapore by Air Ambulance this evening. Our medical board sat with them and decided not to be sent to Singapore today. He is better now. Opening eyes, trying to talk. In this situation, he will not be sent to Singapore. " He said, 'We will see his condition till tomorrow morning (Monday), then he will be sent to Singapore if needed'.

Shortly before the Vice Chancellor's brief, AL praesidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim briefed reporters. He said, "We are not taking him (Singapore) to Singapore. The doctors said that he had to fly for four hours to take Singapore. ICU does not have enough facilities in Air Ambulance. He also said that doctors will monitor their physical condition until 10am on Monday. Air ambulances will stay here till 10am.

Earlier this evening, BSMMU doctors informed the media about the physical condition of Obaidul Quader is critical. 

Then Syed Ali Ahsan, chairman of BSMMU's Cardiology Department, said that NGOs are seen to be blocking their three arteries. His previous diabetes was uncontrolled.

Professor Ali Ahsan said, 'Obaidul Quader has now opened his eyes. Talking about. But I still have to say the critical stage (complex situation). '

Earlier, Obaidul Quader was admitted to the BSMMU Hospital as he had breathing problem after Fazr prayers today.

He has been diagnosed with three blockages in his coronary artery, according to the BSMMU physicians.

The minister was first taken to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at 8.30 am and then shifted to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of BSMMU.