Health Desk- 20 January, 2020: Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina asked on Sunday the Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore to extend full support for the treatment of legendary playback singer Andrew Kishore, report agencies.
"The Prime Minister gave the directive to Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore this noon to supervise the overall issue of the treatment of Andrew Kishore who has been suffering from cancer," PM's Deputy Press Secretary Ashraful Alam Khokan said.
He was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer that originates in the lymphatic system, in September last.
Earlier, the PM gave financial assistance of Tk 10 lakh to the eminent singer for his treatment, Khokan said.
The eight-time National Film Award-winning playback singer Andrew Kishore is now undergoing treatment at the Singapore General Hospital.