MNA Editorial Desk: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who had been attending cardiac treatment in Singapore for more than two months, is on his way back home.
A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, carrying him, took off the Singapore airport at 2:10pm (local time) and is expected to land here at 6:00pm, said, Abu Naser, deputy principal officer at Road Transport and Bridges Ministry.
Qauder, also the general secretary of Awami League, 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’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital on the next day for treatment.
The road transport and bridges minister underwent a bypass surgery there on March 20.