Shahbaz Sharif meets Nawaz Sharif in PIMS hospital: sources

Shahbaz Sharif meets Nawaz Sharif in PIMS hospital: sources

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif met with elder brother Nawaz Sharif in hospital.

He arrived at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) to inquire after the health of Nawaz Sharif .

According to sources, the former Punjab chief minister had a meeting with Nawaz Sharif that lasted for about 15 minutes. Two men accompanied Shehbaz to the building but were not allowed to enter Nawaz’s ward.

Doctors at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) earlier suggested that Nawaz Sharif to be shifted to another hospital, insisting a proper treatment is not impossible due to lack of medical history.

Nawaz, 68, was shifted to PIMS from Adiala jail after doctors expressed concern over his health, saying he may be suffering from a heart problem.

The medical board headed by Dr Ejaz Qadeer and comprising cardiologist Dr Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr Shaji Siddiqui, neurologist Dr Sohail Tanvir and Dr Mashood carried out medical checkup of the former PM after he complained about pain in his arm and chest.

Sharif agrees to be treated outside prison after consulting with his personal doctor,” said a PML-N tweet on Sunday night.

Caretaker Punjab Home Minister Shaukat Javed said on state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) that doctors had advised his transfer to hospital after an electrocardiogram had shown "variations".

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