Obaidul Quader, the roads and the bridges minister, who was under medical treatment in Singapore for over two months following a cardiac arrest on March 3, joined his office on Sunday.
Secretary of Road Transport and Highway Division Md Nazrul Islam welcomed Quader when he reached his ministry office at 10:25am.Quader, also the AL general secretary, returned home from Singapore by a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on May 15 afternoon.
Quader was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Mar 3 following the cardiac arrest and was flown to Singapore the next day for better treatment. Since then he was under treatment at Singapore Mount Elizabeth Hospital, where he underwent a bypass surgery on Mar 20.
He was discharged from the hospital on Apr 5 but stayed at a rented house in Singapore for follow-up treatment, the ministry sources said.
Quader came back home on May 15 from Singapore. He took part in the state program marking the homecoming of Awami League president Sheikh Hasina, the incumbent Prime Minister, on May 17. He greeted the Prime Minister by offering a bouquet.