Former home minister and Awami League presidium member Sahara Khatun.
Former home minister and Awami League presidium member Sahara Khatun.File photo

Awami League (AL) presidium member and former home minister Sahara Khatun left Dhaka for Bangkok of Thailand on Monday for better treatment.

An aircraft carrying her departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in city around 1.15pm. Her personal assistant secretary Anisur Rahman is accompanying the AL leader.

Earlier, the 72-year’s lawmaker of Dhaka-18 constituency was released from city’s United Hospital around 11.20am.

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On 2 June, she had been admitted to the United Hospital in city’s Gulshan area with allergy, fever and old related complications and later she was shifted to the ICU on 19 June after her condition deteriorated.

Her former personal assistant and relative Majibur Rahman told BSS that the ruling party leader is likely to be admitted to the Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand.

Her physical condition remains stable, he said.