Sharif to fly to London for medical treatment

Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to leave for London on Wednesday for a medical treatment he says he had been putting off due to official work.

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office said the treatment was long overdue, Geo News reported on Tuesday. No further details of Sharif’s health issues were known.

Sharif’s family has been caught up in the Panama Papers leaks but he has claimed innocence.

The report quoted unnamed sources as saying that the prime minister’s son, Hussain Nawaz, had left for Saudi Arabia.

He is expected to spend a week there and then leave for London. Hussain Nawaz has been named in the Panama leaks for owning offshore companies in tax havens.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here