Ghani extends best wishes to PM Sharif for heart surgery

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday wished ailing Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a speedy recovery from his illness.


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family and his office have said that he would undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his second cardiac operation in five years.

In a message posted on Twitter on Sunday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he would like to send his best wishes to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, expressing the hope that the surgery goes alright.

“We pray for his speedy recuperation,” he said in his message for the Pakistani leader who is due to undergo an open heart surgery on Tuesday in London.