Former leaders of the Bangladesh Medical Association have demanded unconditional release of critically ill Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia and the government’s permission for her treatment abroad.

Former prime minister Khaleda is suffering from multiple critical diseases and must be taken abroad immediately for better treatment, said the former BMA leaders in a statement on Sunday.

Signed the statement  Professor Dr. Gazi Abdul Haque, Professor Dr. Bayesh Bhuiyan, Professor Dr. Mostak Rahim Swapan, Professor Dr. Rafiqul Kabir Labu, Dr. Khurshid Jamil Chowdhury, Professor Dr. Moinul Hasan Sadiq, Professor Dr. Aziz Rahim, Professor Dr. Shamimur Rahman, Dr. Shahriar Hossain Chowdhury, Dr. Rafiqul Haque Bablu, Professor Dr. Haroon-al-Rashid, Professor Dr. Syed Mahbubul Alam, Professor Dr. Farhad Halim Donor, Dr. Shakhawat Hossain Jiban, Dr. Shahidul Alam, Dr. Md. Abdus Salam, Dr. Shahid Hasan, Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Mia, Dr. Md. Abdul Quddus, Professor Dr. SM Rafiqul Islam, Professor Dr. Syed Md. Akram Hossain, Professor Dr. Sumon Nazmul Hossain, Dr. Md. Obaidul Kabir Khan, Dr. Zahirul Islam Shakeel, Dr. MA Salim, Dr. Wasim Hossain, Professor Dr. Maududul Alamgir Pavel, Dr. Shah Mohammad Shahjahan Ali, Professor Dr. Saidur Rahman, Dr. Mohammad Ali, Dr. AKM Musa, Dr. Md. Aktaruzzaman, Dr. Amiruzzaman Khan Lovelu, Dr. Shah Md. Hafizur Rahman Mujahid, Dr. Asfarul Habib Rose, Dr. Md. More than a hundred former leaders of BMA including Abdul Muttalib.