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Khulna City mayor to be taken to Singapore for better treatment

Khulna City Corporation Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khaleque was brought to Dhaka on Sunday as he will be taken to Singapore for better treatment.

He was shifted to Dhaka’s Combined Military Hospital (CMH) from Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital by air ambulance at 4.30 pm.

He will be undergoing treatment at CMH for the next 15 days and then he will be taken to Singapore for advanced treatment, said District Awami League general secretary MDA Babul Rana.

He also said that Sheikh Salahuddin Jewel, member of Parliament from Khulna-2 constituency, has taken all the responsibility for the treatment of the mayor and wished good health to the mayor.

He is accompanied by his wife Begum Habibub Nahar, deputy minister of Environment, Forests and Climate, and his nephew Meghla.

The 69-year old KCC mayor was admitted to Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Specialised hospital in Khulna around 11 am on Saturday, said Prakash Chandra, Residential Medical Officer (RMO) of the hospital.

He has been suffering from heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and last year he underwent a surgery in the prostate gland, said RMO Prakash Chandra.

Source: United News of Bangladesh