Quader leaves for Singapore for health check-up

The 69-year-old Awami League leader suffers from chronic heart and lung problems

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader left for Singapore on Friday morning for a routine health check-up.

Awami League Office Secretary Biplob Barua said that Quader, also Road Transport and Bridges minister, left Dhaka on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight around 8:30am.

"He has gone for a routine health check-up at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. For a long time, he was unable to travel to Singapore for a follow-up checkup due to the Covid-19 outbreak. He will return soon," said Biplob.

The 69-year-old Awami League leader has been suffering from chronic heart and lung problems for a long time. In 2019, three blockages were found in his coronary arteries.

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