Quader returns home

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:09, May 16,2019

 
 

Awami League leaders receive party general secretary Obaidul Quader as he returns home after about two-month stay in Singapore for cardiac treatment. — New Age photo

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader returned home on Wednesday after receiving medical treatment in Singapore for 72 days.
A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Obaidul Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 5:55pm, said the ministry’s deputy principal information officer Abu Naser.
Central Awami League leaders including joint general secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman received Quader on his arrival at the airport.
Talking to reporters at the airport, Obaidul Quader said his debt to the party’s president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina has increased.
‘Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a caring mother. She [Sheikh Hasina] is really mother of humanity,’ he said.
Quader also expressed gratitude to the people of the country and his party leaders and activists at all levels for praying for him.
On March 20, Quader successfully underwent a bypass surgery at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. He was released from hospital on April 5.
He was taken to a rented house in Singapore for some days for his follow-up treatment.
Qauder was initially admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital on March 3 following breathing complications. Tests revealed three blockages in his coronary arteries. He was then flown to Singapore on the next day.

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