Quader falls sick, admitted to BSMMU

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Dhaka, Mar 03: Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader was admitted to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) as he fell sick on Sunday morning.Senior Public Relation Officer Abu Naser of Roads and Highways Division said Obaidul Quader, also general secretary of Awami League, complained of breathing problem after Fazr prayers.

He was then taken to the BSMMU.

Quader’s personal secretary Gautam Chandra said the minister was admitted to the CCU of the hospital around 8:30am.

He said a medical board, led by BSMMU Vice Chancellor Prof Kanak Kanti Barua, has been formed for the treatment of the minister.

The board said Quader might be taken abroad for better treatment.

“The minister is now under intensive care…,” said his personal secretary.