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Quader’s life support to be removed within days

  • Published at 11:50 am March 6th, 2019
File photo of Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Courtesy

Obaidul Quader was flown to Singapore on Monday for better treatment

The artificial life support of the Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who is being treated at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, will be removed within one or two days as his condition is improving gradually.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Director Dr Abu Naser Rizvi, who was accompanying the minister, informed the media referring to the statement of Cardiologist Dr Philip Koh on Wednesday afternoon, said a PID handout.

Rizvi, who is staying beside the ailing politician in Singapore, said the medical board constituted with Dr Koh Siam Soon Philip, a senior consultant cardiologist at the hospital, is thinking of removing his artificial devices gradually.

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His wife Isratunnesa Quader and Md Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladesh high commissioner to Singapore were also present at the briefing.

Quader, also Awami League general secretary, was flown to Singapore on Monday for better treatment as per advice of renowned Indian cardiologist Dr Devi Shetty.

The minister was admitted to the BSMMU on Sunday morning following breathing complications. Later, doctors conducted an angiogram and found three blockages in his coronary arteries.