Ha-Meem Group Managing Director AK Azad has taken convalescent plasma therapy for coronavirus infection at the Combined Military Hospital in the capital.
According to several media reports, the former FBCCI president received the serum from the blood of recovered coronavirus patients on May 20.Md Nazrul, an aide to Azad, confirmed that the businessman had returned home from hospital. Azad was “a bit ill”, Nazrul added.
Azad, 61, made fortunes primarily in readymade garments export. Ha-Meem is one of the largest companies in Bangladesh’s apparel sector.
The Group’s concerns range from RMG to packaging, jute, tea, chemical, transport and several other sectors.
Azad is also a director at Shahjalal Islami Bank board.
His Times Media Limited owns TV station Channel 24 and Bangla daily Samakal. He is the publisher of the newspaper and managing director of the TV station.