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Premature to say if Nawaz’s treatment possible in six weeks, Says personal doctor

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Supremo Nawaz Sharif reached Sharif Medical City on Tuesday for further check-ups.

 

Dr Adnan, the former premier’s personal physician, said it is premature to say if Nawaz Sharif’s treatment is possible in six weeks or not. He further stated that it being discussed whether the PML-N supremo’s medical care is possible in Pakistan.

 

He told that a medical board comprising senior professors has been formed to conduct further tests and treatment. Various medical tests of the erstwhile prime minister will be taken at the Sharif Medical City today.

 

It is worth mentioning here that the Supreme Court had granted bail to former premier Nawaz Sharif for six weeks against a surety bond of Rs5 million in a petition filed on medical grounds in Al-Azizia corruption reference; however, with a restriction that he cannot leave the country.

 

The PML-N supreme leader was sentenced to seven years in prison and was fined Rs1.5 billion and $25 million in the Al-Azizia corruption reference by an accountability court on December 24, 2018.

 

Besides, he was also disqualified from holding any public office for the period of 10 years. The disqualification will go into effect following his release from jail after serving the seven-year sentence.

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