RAWALPINDI – A four-member medical board constituted by PIMS administration is carrying out medical checkup of former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif in the Adiala Jail today (Monday).
The medical board comprising cardiologist Dr Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr. Shaji Siddiqui, neurologist Dr Sohail Tanvir and Dr Mashood will send report to inspector general of jail after which decision to shift Nawaz to hospital will be taken.
Nawaz Sharif reportedly fell ill at the Adiala Jail on Sunday. Sources said that he is facing multiple health issues as the former prime minister is suffering from heart, glyceride, cholesterol and diabetes.
Earlier, Dr Azhar Kiani and Dr Hamid Sharif Khan, who carried out the medical examination of the PML-N supremo, had requested the jail officials to shift Nawaz Sharif to a cardiology institute in Rawalpindi.
Caretaker Punjab chief minister Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi had also chaired a high level meeting to review application to shift ailing Nawaz Sharif to hospital.