PM elect Imran Khan responds to the news of deteriorating health of Nawaz Sharif in Adiala Jail

PM elect Imran Khan responds to the news of deteriorating health of Nawaz Sharif in Adiala Jail
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan has responded to the news of deteriorating health of Nawaz Sharif inside the Adiala Jail.

He has wished speedy and full recovery of former premier Nawaz Sharif who has fallen sick inside Adiala jail.

Khan’s statement came following reports that the three-time former premier, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, is being moved to PIMS Hospital for health reasons, a minister.

Sharif and his daughter were jailed on July 13 after a graft court sentenced them to 10 and seven years respectively over properties in Britain which emerged in the wake of Panama Papers revelations.

Caretaker home minister for Punjab province Shaukat Javed said on state-run Pakistan Television that doctors had advised his transfer to hospital after an electrocardiogram had shown "variations".

"How many days he stays in hospital depends on doctors," Javed said, adding that the former PM was being transferred to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in Islamabad.

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