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Obaidul Quader’s condition improving: Official

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The condition of ailing Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader improved on Wednesday (March 6).

The condition of ailing Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader improved on Wednesday (March 6).

Abu Naser, deputy chief information officer of Roads and Highways Department, told UNB over phone that Quader’s condition was better now.

Physicians will brief the media about the minister’s current state later in the morning, he said.

Doctors at Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital were considering a bypass surgery, according to a Bangladeshi physician.

A medical board constituted with Dr Koh Siam Soon Philip, a senior consultant cardiologist at the hospital, as its head examined the minister yesterday and held a briefing on the treatment.

Quader was flown to Singapore on Monday for better treatment as per advice of renowned Indian cardiologist Dr Devi Shetty.

He was admitted to the BSMMU on Sunday morning following breathing complications. Later, doctors conducted an angiogram and found three blockages in his coronary arteries.

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