LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) will hear a petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on December 9 in which she has requested the court to direct the government to remove her name from the Exit Control List (ECL), Geo News reported on Saturday.
A two-member bench headed by Justice Ali Baqir Najfi will hear Maryam’s petition. Maryam has stated in the petition that she wishes to go abroad for six weeks. The federal government, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the Immigration and Passport authority have been named parties in the petition.
In the petition, Maryam has expressed concern for her father’s health and requested the court to allow her to travel abroad so she can take care of him.
Maryam said that she is under a lot of stress these days as she is unable to care for her father at a time when he needed to be closely monitored. She asked for her passport to be returned to her from the deputy registrar judiciary.