Awami League Organizing Secretary and Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Whip Abu Saeed Al Mahmood Swapan visited ailing Professor Ali Ashraf, former deputy speaker and chairman of JS standing committee on government promises, at Square Hospital.
Swapan went to the hospital at about 1:30pm and enquired about health condition of the senior parliamentarian, said a hospital source.The Whip stayed at his cabin for some time and talked to the physicians concerned about his health condition. He urged the doctors to provide all necessary treatment.
Professor Ali Ashraf has been struggling on life support under the supervision of specialist doctors in the intensive care unit of Square Hospital due to infection of gallbladder stone related problems.
He is a five-time Member of Parliament. He was elected Deputy Speaker in 2000. He has served as the Central Finance and Planning Secretary of Awami League (AL) and President of Cumilla District North unit AL.
Family of the veteran parliamentarian sought dowa of the people of the country for his recovery.
Razi Mohammad Fakhrul, Member of Parliament for Cumilla-4 constituency and Muntakim Ashraf, former senior vice-president and director of FBCCI and son of Professor Ali Ashraf were present along with Whip Swapan.