Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz to leave for London today

13 Jun, 2018 2:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif with his daughter Maryam Nawaz will leave today for London to inquire about the health of his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz who is undergoing cancer of the lymph nodes since last year.

According to the sources, Salman Shehbaz will also go for London with his wife. Salman Shehbaz will leave for London through PK-757 at 11pm tomorrow morning.

“I have a flight at 9:00am and will not be able to appear before you,” Maryam told returning officers on Wednesday regarding appearing for scrutiny of her nomination papers for NA-127 (Lahore).

To this, the returning officers told the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader that her counsel should appear tomorrow in place of her.

On Sunday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the former premier along with his daughter, Maryam, could visit his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz in London. Justice Nisar had also directed an accountability court to announce its verdict on all three corruption references against Nawaz and his family within a month.

Earlier, NAB had asked the interior ministry to put on the ECL the names of Nawaz Sharif, his children — Maryam, Hassan and Hussain — and his son-in-law retired Capt Safdar.


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