Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif arrives in London
Islamabad/IBNS: Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrived in London on Tuesday where he will undergo treatment for his illness.
Nawaz Sharif will meet with doctors today after he arrived in London via an air ambulance for medical treatment, reported Geo News.
The former PM of Pakistan reached London in an air ambulance.
The air ambulance was equipped with an intensive care unit (ICU) and an operation theatre.
The ambulance has a brief stopover in Doha city.
He was accompanied by his brother Shehbaz Sharif and personal physician Dr Adnan Khan.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday permitted to remove Nawaz Sharif's name from the Exit Control List (ECL) without any conditions for a time period of four weeks, reported Geo News.
The Islamabad High Court last month suspended the sentence of the former prime minister for eight weeks on health issues.
However, Sharif could not proceed abroad as his name was on a list, those listed could not go abroad without the government's permission.
The Lahore High Court later permitted him to go abroad but he will return after a month to complete his jail sentence.
The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan had attached certain conditions to Sharif's going abroad, however, the PML-N party had rejected the conditions.Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of Nawaz Sharif, had approached the Lahore High Court against the conditions. Shehbaz is accompanying his brother in the air ambulance.
A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court ruled that time period of Sharif's treatment abroad could be extended on the basis of the medical reports.The bench also ordered the government to remove Sharif's name from the Exit Control List.The court had ruled that Shehbaz will ensure that his brother will return to the country in accordance with the ruling, adding that it would be violation of the undertaking if Sharif did not return to the country.