Medical treatment of Nawaz Sharif started in London


LONDON: The medical treatment of Pakistan’s three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif  has started in London for which he especially flew in here along with his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif, personal physician Dr. Adnan and five other members of his family on Tuesday.

The family close sources said that several sessions have been taken place since Wednesday and the treatment may take more time than guessed. “Mian Nawaz Sharif may stay in London for indefinite period and until the doctors would not be satisfied, it would be dangerous for him to go back to home.

He arrived here by an air ambulance of Qatar Airways after a brief stay at Doha for refuelling and change of air and medical crew, Airbus A-319-133LR/A7-MED departed for London and landed at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday night.

A team of doctors and paramedics with ICU unit was on board headed by an Intensivist. Doctors also conducted blood tests of the ex-PM prior to the departure.