Doctors initially believed Sharif had contracted dengue fever, which is rampant in Pakistan, but on Tuesday the government issued a statement saying his concerningly low platelet count may have been the results of medication he was taking.
The premier took to social media and said that political differences aside, his sincerest prayers are with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President and daughter of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, who was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau on Aug.8 in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday suffered an angina attack while undergoing treatment at a Lahore hospital.
"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.
"I want to give all of them (opposition) a message: whether you all come together and stage this march or you want to use any other method of blackmail until I am alive, you will not get a National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO),” he said while addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Baba Guru Nanak University at Nankana Sahib.
It is a highly appreciable gesture from the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan in which he showed his concern for former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif’s health condition
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday threw the ball back in the federal government’s court regarding the removal of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL),
The federal cabinet on Tuesday removed the name of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif from the Exit Control List (ECL) and allowed him to go abroad for medical treatment if he files a surety/security bond to return to Pakistan.