LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif’s cardiac ailment has worsened, his private doctor Dr Adnan Khan mentioned Thursday.
Dr. Shahbaz Gill, a spokesman for Punjab chief minister, Mujibur Rehman Shami and two professors of cardiology (PIC & KE) met former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat jail as we speak, Dr Adnan mentioned on Twitter.
“The cardiologists had been of opinion that Mr. Sharif’s illness has worsened and he requires hospitalisation for cardiac cath and potential intervention,” he mentioned additional.
“Dr. Gill acknowledged severity of illness as reiterated by cardiologists & on behalf of Authorities supplied admission in hospital.”
Dr Adnan mentioned Nawaz politely declined the provide, holding his self-respect as most essential and in view of therapy meted out to him in earlier visits or stays at hospital.
Earlier within the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the Punjab authorities to supply the perfect medical amenities to Nawaz Sharif, Info Minister Fawad Chaudhry mentioned.
In keeping with Chaudhry, the prime minister instructed the Punjab authorities to let Nawaz Sharif be handled by the physician and on the hospital of his alternative. Additional, suggestions of the medical board must be applied.
‘Neither have I begged for therapy, nor will ask for it’
On Wednesday, Nawaz instructed relations visiting him on the Kot Lakhpat jail that he had not begged for, nor would he ask for therapy.
The previous prime minister has been imprisoned at Kot Lakhpat jail since December 2018 following his conviction in a corruption reference consistent with the Supreme Court docket’s July 2017 verdict.
Nawaz’s mom, his brother Shehbaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz met the previous premier to persuade him to be shifted to hospital.
“Neither have I begged for therapy, nor will I ask for it. Politics is being carried out within the identify of therapy,” Nawaz instructed visiting members of his household.
“The insulting behaviour of the federal government is just not acceptable,” he mentioned, including he was being taken to 1 hospital from one other.
The previous premier lamented that his therapy was not initiated regardless of reviews from 5 medical boards.
“The federal government has not but offered any therapy facility, [I am] solely being troubled,” he mentioned.
“I’ll favor to die honourably, however humiliation is unacceptable.”