PIO Shamim Chowdhury hospitalized

DHAKA, Dec 30, 2016 (BSS) - Principal Information Officer (PIO) AKM Shamim Chowdhury has been hospitalized with heart ailments last night.

He was first admitted to BIRDEM Hospital in the city when he fell sick at night. Later, he was sifted to Apollo Hospital.

His condition has improved after coronary artery stenting, an official release said.

Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu and Information Secretary Martuza Ahmed wished his early recovery.

Before assuming the office of PIO, Shamim Chowdhury served as Prime Minister's press secretary and held other important positions.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)