Medical board suggests shifting Nawaz to Hospital

ISLAMABAD: Five-member medical team super headed by Dr Aijaz Qadeer has been reached to Adiala jail to conduct a check-up of former premier Nawaz Sharif after jail superintendent has reportedly sent a letter to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) following PM’s deteriorating health issues.

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Meanwhile, Nawaz has been shifted from his cell to the hospital facility in the prison for check-up, sources told News one.

The medical team has been formed by the orders of the Interior Minister in response to the Letter sent by the  jail superintendent.

Earlier, Jail sources informed interim government about Nawaz suffering from numerous medical issues due to dehydration and also warned that it could worsen if not shifted to hospital on Sunday.

Later on Sunday night, he was examined by Major General (retd) Dr Azhar Mehmood Kayani, head of Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC), accompanied by other health officials at Central Jail Rawalpindi, who concluded his health to be normal.

The formed medical board includes: PIMS head of Cardiology Dr. Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr. Shajji Siddiqui, Nephrologist Dr. Saheel Tanveer and Gastroenterologists Dr. Mashood who are  super headed by Dr Aijaz Qadeer is chairman of the medical board.

President Mamnoon directs PM Mulk to ensure best medical aid for Nawaz

President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday directed caretaker prime minister Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk to ensure that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is provided complete medical treatment.

The president telephoned the caretaker premier and urged, “Nawaz should be provided with all medical facilities.”

President Mamnoon expressed concern over the former premier’s health, who is presently incarcerated in Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail for corruption.

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