Ailing Awami League general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader successfully underwent a bypass surgery at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore at about 2:00pm on Wednesday.
He was expected to regain consciousness to come back within three hours, said the duty doctor.
Doctor Sivathasan Cumaraswamy, cardiothoracic surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and senior teammate of the medical board formed for Obaidul’s treatment, conducted the surgery which began at 9:00am Singapore time, information officer of the road transport and bridges ministry Abu Naser said on Wednesday afternoon.
Doctor Koh Siam Soon Philip led the medical board, he added.
Obaidul’s family members sought prayers from the country people the AL general secretary’s recovery.
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