Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal was admitted to a hospital in the capital on Tuesday evening, two days ahead of the national budget of 2019-20 fiscal presentation in the parliament.
The finance minister is scheduled to place the national budget in the parliament on Thursday.According to the hospital source, Kamal went to Apollo Hospitals for a medical check-up on Tuesday evening and subsequently he stayed at the hospital overnight on the advice of doctors.
Confirming the news, a duty manager at the hospital on Wednesday morning said the finance minister is still at the hospital. But his health is better now.
But the duty manager was unwilling to provide details on the minister's illness and treatment.
Issuing a press release, Gazi Touhidul Islam, public relation officer of finance ministry said on Tuesday night that the finance minister went to Apollo Hospitals in city for a regular check-up but the doctors advised him to admit at the hospital instantly for observation.