Obaidul likely to return home Wednesday


Obaidul Quader, road, transport and bridges minister and Awami League general secretary, undergoing treatment in Singapore, will return home on Wednesday.
‘He will return home on a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines around 6:00am,’ said Shaikh Walid Faiej, public relations officer of Bridges Department.
The minister talked to prime minister Sheikh Hasina over phone at 10:20am Singapore time on Sunday.
Obaidul Qauder was initially admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University hospital on March 3 following breathing complications. Tests revealed three blockages in his coronary artery. He was flown to Singapore the next day for treatment.
The minister underwent a bypass surgery on March 20.