Quader returns home this evening
Published: 09:39 AM, 15 May 2019 Updated: 11:32 AM, 15 May 2019
Awami League general secretary and Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader is scheduled to return home from Singapore on Wednesday.
BG-085, a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying Quader will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 6:30 pm.
Abu Naser, public relations officer of the Awami League leader, confirmed the information and said that all preparation has been taken. Quader will leave Singapore for home at 3:50 pm, he added.
Earlier on March 3, Obaidul Quader was initially admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University(BSMMU) hospital following breathing complications. Tests revealed three blockages in his coronary artery.
Renowned Indian cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty, who flew to Dhaka from Bangalore for Quader’s treatment, examined the Awami League leader at BSMMU and advised on taking him abroad for better treatment.
Following the advice of the Indian cardiologist, Quader was flown to Singapore on an air ambulance.
The Minister underwent bypass surgery at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on March 20.