BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan assured them of taking all necessary steps for ensuring proper treatment to their ailing chairperson Khaleda Zia.
The BNP leader came up with the remarks on Tuesday after a meeting between a BNP delegation and the minister at the Secretariat, reports UNB.
"We have come to the minister to talk about our leader Khaleda Zia's illness and her proper treatment. The minister listened to us very attentively," the BNP leader said.
Fakhrul further said, "He (Home Minister) told us that he'll take whatever steps are needed for ensuring proper treatment to our leader."
He expressed the hope that Asaduzzaman will will take the highest measure for the best treatment of Khaleda Zia as he has given commitment over the matter.
Earlier, Fakhrul together with BNP standing committee members Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain, Mirza Abbas, Nazrul Islam Khan, Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury held a meeting with the minister at his office from 2:30 to 3:05 pm.
Amid their deep worry about the health condition of Khaleda Zia in jail, the BNP leader met the home minister with their demand for better treatment to her.
Khaleda has been in jail since a special court convicted her in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case on February 8 last year.