Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Mohammad Ziauddin visited the ailing journalist Prabir Dasgupta at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland, USA and enquired about his well-being and treatment.
Prabir, who worked in the Daily Sangbad and the Daily Janakantha in Dhaka has been suffering from Leukemia, according to a message received here today.
He has been kept in life support as he was admitted to the hospital on October 15.
Ambassador Ziauddin stayed sometime beside Prabir and talked to his wife and daughter. He also gave some financial support to his family for his treatment.
Minister (Consular) Shamsul Alam Chowdhury and Minster (Press) Shamim Ahmed accompanied the ambassador during his visit to the hospital.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)