Punjab govt again decides to shift Nawaz Sharif to hospital


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14 Feb, 2019 11:25 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has again decided to shift former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is convicted in the Al-Azizia reference, to hospital on Friday.

Sources said that Nawaz Sharif might be shifted to Jinnah Hospital at any time today. “The decision has been made on emergency basis due to deteriorating condition of Nawaz Sharif,” they added.

The sources said that Nawaz Sharif would be kept in private room No 5. Stringent security arrangements have been made to shift Nawaz Sharif to hospital.

Earlier on Thursday, the Home Ministry directed to the jail authorities for shifting incarcerated prime minister Nawaz Sharif from Kot Lakhpat prison to Jinnah Hospital.

The notification has been issued to transfer the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif from prison to Jinnah Hospital for treatment.

In the notification, it was stated that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was given permission to make the transfer upon the advice of Services Hospital and Special Medical Board.

A special medical board, constituted to review medical report of Nawaz Sharif, said that the former premier is suffering from chest pain.

Nawaz be shifted to hospital having all cardiac facilities
Earlier on Feb 8, Nawaz Sharif, a convict in the Al-Azizia reference, was recommended to be shifted to a hospital having all facilities about heart problems, recommended the six-member special medical board.

According to the board recommendations of received by 92 News, the Thalium scan test of Nawaz Sharif had shown the angina issue. “Nawaz Sharif needs a heart specialist permanently,” the board proposed.

The board members suggested that history and recent medical reports of Nawaz Sharif should also be kept in mind. “The recent condition of Nawaz Sharif may also be discussed with former doctor of Nawaz Sharif,” they recommended.

According to the board, some medicines of Nawaz Sharif have been changed, while others have been increased. “The blood pressure and sugar level of Nawaz Sharif is under control. However, charts of blood pressure and sugar level should be made,” they suggested.
The special medical board also recommended that Nawaz Sharif should use less salt, fat and protein products.

The board recommendations had been sent to the Interior Ministry. Later, it was proposed to shift Nawaz Sharif to Punjab Institute of Cardiology. But Nawaz Sharif refused to go to PIC and later he was shifted to jail.



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