• Raman Bibi Cathward launched at Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital

    Programme held on 14 January 2016

    Raman Bibi

    A Cathward, named after NTV chairman and managing director Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddek Aliís mother Raman Bibi, has recently been opened at the Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute.

    Equipped with new and advanced features, Raman Bibi Cathward was inaugurated on 14 January at the hospital in Dhaka.

    The chairman and managing director of International Television Channel, NTV gave financial assistance of Tk 1 crore for the construction of the ward.

    The inauguration programme, presided over by Ibrahim Cardiac Board of Management chairman Mahmudur Rahman, was attended by NTV chairman and managing director Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddek Ali, Bangladesh Diabetics Association president A K Azad Khan, and general secretary Mohammad Saif Uddin.

    Raman Bibi

    Bangladesh Diabetics Association vice-president Barrister Rafiqul Haque was present as the chief guest in the inaugural ceremony.

    General manager of the hospital Mashekur Rahman anchored the inauguration programme, while Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute chief executive officer MA Rashid delivered the welcome speech.

    Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddek Ali's support in construction of the Cathward was greatly praised and appreciated by the speakers at the programme.

    In his speech Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddek Ali said, 'I am grateful to Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute authorities for naming the ward after my mother. Both my mother and father used to take treatment from this hospital.'

    Deputy manager of the hospital Manjurul Haque conducted a prayer for the departed soul of Raman Bibi. Among the family members of Raman Bibi, her sons Alhaj Alfaz Uddin, Alhaz Nuruddin Ahmed, Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddek Ali; her daughters Rahima Begum and Aklima Bilkis; and her grandsons and granddaughters were present.

    Raman Bibi was born on 31 December 1927 at Malibagh Chowdhurypara in Dhaka. She died on 17 January 2014. He is survived by three sons, two daughters, ten grandsons and granddaughters and many well-wishers. During her lifetime she was a social worker who came forward to help poor and helpless people.