"The family of the former prime minister formally approached the interior ministry asking the government to allow Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment," a Sharif aide told AFP on condition of anonymity.
Sharif’s treatment in London is scheduled in a couple of weeks, a PML-N leader said. "How come he can return home leaving his treatment in the midway? Neither the Sharif family nor the party is ready to compromise on the health of Sharif and they want him to return after completion of his treatment.”
The passport expires on this day, and if the government doesn’t issue a new passport, the former premier will face a difficult situation. Earlier, former finance minister Ishaq Dar is also faced a similar situation.
While criticising her during a public gathering in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gandapur said Maryam Nawaz has spent Rs80 million of taxpayers money on surgery and he will unmask her real face before the public by removing cosmetic surgery.
More than 700 candidates were taking part in the AJKLA elections. About 3.2 million people are registered to vote. Unofficial results are likely to be announced overnight.
Prime minister shared five pictures, which were captured in the garden of his Banigala residence, to show that he is relaxing at home with his pets and not at all bothered about what the opposition leaders are planning against his government.
Maryam claimed that some federal ministers were beseeching her party to start dialogue, but the PDM has rejected it. However, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz refuted the claim.
Criticising the opposition, the prime minister reiterated that he would not give any National Reconciliation Ordinance-like concession to the opposition leaders no matter how many rallies they staged.
After the funeral prayers, Begum Akhtar's body was taken to Jati Umra estate, where she was laid to rest next to the grave of her husband, Muhammad Sharif.
The rally in the city of Multan was held a day after police, on orders from the government, carried out the arrests and banned the gathering, defending the move as necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan.