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Comatose Paras still critical‚ kin flying to BKK on Wed

  Hospital says no significant change in ex-crown prince's conditions


"His condition remains very critical but stable"

KATHMANDU: Former King Gyanendra Shah and Queen Komal will fly to Bangkok to see their ailing son former Crown Prince Paras on Wednesday afternoon. After a massive heart attack on Febraury 19, the wayward royal is admitted to the Bangkok-based Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital in a state of coma.

Paras's three children -- son Hridayendra, and daughters Poornika and Kritika--will also accompany the royal couple.

Phani Raj Pathak, an aide of the royal family, informed that the royalty will board a flight to the Thai capital at 1:55 pm.

Kritika had suffered appendicitis on the same night her father blacked out in Bangkok, and she underwent surgery in Kathmandu the following day.

Meanwhile, the Samitivej Hospital said in its medical bulletin this evening that no significant change has been observed in the high-profile patient's medical conditions.

"His condition remains very critical but stable," Dr. Kunchit Piyavechviratana, an intesivist at the hospital, said.|

READ ALSO: Bangkok Hospital docs requested to join Paras treatment

Paras's wife Himani and sister Prerana are already in Bangkok to be by the side of the 42-year-old.

The royal couple at Simara airport before boarding a plane to Kathmandu on Sunday. Photo: Diwakar Bhandari/ THT Online

Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal had returned to the Capital from Simara on Sunday.

The royal couple cut short their planned one-month-long in the southern district of Bara and returned to Kathmandu after the news of deterioration of their only son's health condition.

Yesterday, the Samitivej Sukhumbhit Hospital had said that a team of doctors at the Bangkok Hospital had been requested to assist in the treatment of the Nepali royal.

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