Kochi | Former Union Minister and IUML national president E Ahamed has been admitted to a hospital at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia following illness, his office said today.
The 78-year-old Ahamed, who was in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, complained breathing problem and was taken to King Fahad Hospital yesterday, his office said in a release here.
The condition of Ahamed, who is currently in the ICU, is better now, one of his close associates said.
The Lok Sabha MP has been advised a week long rest by doctors attending him.
The IUML leader, who served as Minister of State for External Affairs in the previous UPA government, represents Malappuram constituency in the Lok Sabha.