PM Oli leaves for Singapore for health check-up

Published On: August 22, 2019 03:24 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli left for Singapore on Thursday afternoon for his health check-up.

According to a press statement issued by Oli's personal physician Dr. Divya Singh, the prime minister will receive treatment at National University Hospital in Singapore.

This is the second time the prime minister is visiting Singapore for his medical treatment in less than 15 days. Prime Minister had returned from Singapore on August 12, after his health check-up.

Press release issued by Singh ahead of PM's departure to Singapore. 

The medical check-up will be focused primarily on improving the function of his kidneys by gradually releasing the antibodies.

The personal physician also mentioned that antibody related to kidneys was found more than required in Oli's body during his health check-up in Singapore last time.  

Oli left for Singapore at 1:30 pm. He is accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, personal physician Singh and among others.

Earlier in 2007, Oli underwent kidney transplant surgery. Since then he has been on kidney enhancement drug therapy.




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