Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the government will take necessary steps for the treatment of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia as per the jail code, taking the advice of the medical board.
"She has been given medical treatment as per the decision of doctors and the government is not interfering in it... The government will do everything for the proper treatment of Begum Zia," he told the journalists after attending the 'chehlam' of his mother late Begum Fazilatunnessa here.
Local lawmakers Ekramul Karim Chowdhury, Morshed Alam and Abdullha Al Mamun, Awami League district unit President Khairul Anam Selim, Noakhali Pourosava Mayor Shahid Ullha Khan Sohel and AL city unit President Abdul Wadud Pintu, among others, were present in the function.
Quader said if the doctors suggest to send Begum Zia abroad for treatment, then the government will do it.
Regarding the next general elections, The AL general secretary said the next polls will be held as per constitution. The constitution will show the path how the polls will be held, he added.