PM Khan Orders Top Medical Facilities For Ailing Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday ordered the authorities to provide ailing former premier Nawaz Sharif with top medical facilities.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Imran Khan has ordered the Punjab government to provide the best health care to Nawaz Sharif, who according to reports is suffering from heart issues.
وزیراعظم عمران خان نے پنجاب حکومت کو بدائیت کی ہے کہ نوازشریف کو علاج کی بہترین سہولتیں دی جائیں، وہ جس ڈاکٹر یا ہسپتال سے علاج چاہتے ہیں انھیں وہاں منتقل کیا جائے اور میڈیکل بورڈ کی سفارشات پر مکمل عملدرآمد کیا جائے۔
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 7, 2019
5 medical boards constituted by the authorities have examined Nawaz and all have advised that he be taken to the hospital for medical treatment.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says Nawaz must be taken to whichever doctor and hospital he wants to go to.
On Wednesday, Nawaz Sharif had said that he would ‘prefer to die with dignity’ than beg the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government for medical help.
During a meeting with family members at Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore on Wednesday, Sharif complained of politics being played over his treatment. He said that 5 medical boards examined him and recommended the authorities to provide him with medical care but he has not been provided anything yet.
“The government has not provided any treatment or medical facility thus far. They are just trying to bother me by transferring to from one hospital to another,” he said.
He said that neither has he begged the government or jail authorities for medical facilities nor will he make such requests. “Whatever Allah wills will happen. I would prefer to die with dignity than live a life of disrespect.”
Maryam Nawaz had tweeted that Nawaz Sharif had refused to go to the hospital for treatment. She said that Nawaz complained about being ridiculed in the name of treatments.
On my way to Kotlakhpat jail to see MNS. I hope he agrees to shift to the hospital. My grandmother also accompanying me. May be she can prevail bcoz MNS has never said no to her. Thank you everyone for your unflinching love, support & prayers. Will keep you updated, Insha’Allah.
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) March 6, 2019
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