Jatiya Party Chairman and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament HM Ershad left Dhaka for Singapore on Sunday for his medical checkup.
He left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on a Singapore Airlines flight around 12:40 pm, said a press release.His younger brother Hussain Morshed, his wife Roksana Khan Morshed and party presidium member Khaled Akhter are accompanying him.
Jatiya Party Co-chairman GM Quader, Secretary General Moshiur Rahman Ranga, presidium members — Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, Golam Kibria Tipu, Syed Abdul Mannan, Salma Islam and Sunil Shuvo Roy, among others, saw him off at the airport.
On December 10 last year, Ershad had gone to Singapore for receiving treatment and returned home on December 26, just three days before the national election.
In a statement on Friday, the Jatiya Party Chairman said its co-chairman GM Quader will lead the party as its head when HM Ershad will go abroad for medical purpose.