Relieved PM doesn’t need heart surgery

Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley is a re­lieved man af­ter his car­di­ol­o­gist de­liv­ered good news say­ing that there is no need for heart surgery.

A smil­ing Row­ley post­ed the good news just af­ter 11 pm Tues­day on his Face­book page.

Along­side a pho­to of him and his doc­tor in Cal­i­for­nia, Row­ley said: "All smiles at lunch with my car­di­ol­o­gist. To­day (Thurs­day) I was told there is no need for surgery."

Row­ley said, how­ev­er, that he will re­main un­der ob­ser­va­tion for a few more days and re­turn home to T&T soon.

Row­ley ex­tend­ed a heart­felt thank you to every­one who prayed and sent well wish­es to him and his fam­i­ly dur­ing the pe­ri­od he has been in the Unit­ed States for tests.

"We ap­pre­ci­ate the warmth and love you showed dur­ing this pe­ri­od. My fam­i­ly and I will for­ev­er re­mem­ber your kind­ness. It is yet an­oth­er ex­am­ple of the good­ness of the peo­ple of Trinidad and To­ba­go," Row­ley said.

The PM left for the US last Tues­day for sev­er­al heart tests.

In 2016, amidst sev­er­al tests for prostate can­cer, he al­so sub­ject­ed him­self to a coro­nary test that re­vealed a soft plaque in one of the ar­ter­ies. He left T&T last week for a check-up on the is­sue

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