Quader’s bypass surgery successful


Dhaka, Mar 20: The bypass surgery of ailing Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, has done successfully around 2 pm on Wednesday at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.His consciousness is expected to come back within three hours from now (2 pm), said duty doctor, BSS reported.

Dr Sivathasan Cumaraswamy, cardiothoracic surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and senior teammate of the medical board formed for Quader’s treatment, conducted the surgery which began at 9 am (Singapore time), information officer of the Road Transport and Bridges Ministry Abu Naser told BSS here this afternoon.

Dr Koh Siam Soon Philip led the medical board, he added.

Family members of Obaidul Quader sought ‘doa’ from the countrymen for recovery of the AL general secretary.