Former foreign secretary Shahidul infected with COVID-19

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 19:22, Aug 11,2020


Md Shahidul Haque

Former foreign secretary Md Shahidul Haque was infected with COVID-19 and undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka.

He was admitted to Impulse Hospital on August 5 after tested positive for COVID-19, according to hospital authorities.

Asked about his health condition, Shahidul told New Age that he was feeling ‘much better’ now. 

Shahidul retired as a senior secretary from the civil service on December 31 and joined South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance (SIPG) of the North South University as a senior fellow.


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