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Sun, May 12, 2019 10:10

Obaidul Quader to return home Wednesday

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Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader, who was undergoing treatment in Singapore, will return home on Wednesday.

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader, who was undergoing treatment in Singapore, will return home on Wednesday.

He will return home by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines around 6 am, said Shaikh Walid Faiej, public relations officer of Bridges Department.

The Minister talked to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the phone at 10:20 am (Singapore time) on Sunday.

Obaidul Quader was initially admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) hospital on March 3 following breathing complications. Tests revealed three blockages in his coronary artery. He was flown to Singapore the next day for treatment.

The Minister underwent bypass surgery on March 20.