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Obaidul Quader returns home from Singapore after 72 days

Published: May 15, 2019 18:32:05 | Updated: May 22, 2019 16:58:46


Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader returned home on Wednesday afternoon after receiving medical treatment in Singapore for over two months.

A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Awami League leader landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 5:55pm, said Abu Naser, deputy principal information officer of Road Transport and Bridges Ministry.

AL joint general secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman and other AL central leaders received Obaidul Quader on his return at the airport after 72 days, reports UNB.

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

The minister underwent a bypass surgery on March 20.

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