Quader to return home from Singapore Wednesday

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Dhaka, May 12: Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader, who was undergoing treatment in Singapore, will return home on Wednesday.He will return home by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines around 6 am, said Shaikh Walid Faiej, public relations officer of Bridges Department.

The Minister talked to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over phone at 10:20 am (Singapore time) on Sunday.

Qauder was initially admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) 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.