Lahore / London:
Pakistan’s ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who’s presently present process remedy in London, has proven no enchancment in his platelet depend and the medical doctors have suggested that he be shifted to the US for higher medical care, a high PML-N official mentioned on Monday.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb mentioned the 69-year-old Nawaz Sharif’s medical experiences confirmed there was an 88 per cent blockage within the arteries circulating blood to his mind.
“Medical doctors have suggested him to seek the advice of an skilled in america. Nevertheless, transporting him there poses an immense problem for the medical workforce,” she mentioned.
“There was no enchancment in his platelet depend regardless of the excessive doses of steroids, which had been additionally inflicting his blood sugar ranges to rise,” Marriyum Aurangzeb was quoted as saying by The Categorical Tribune.
The rationale for the reducing platelet depend is but to be ascertained, the spokesperson mentioned, including that Nawaz Sharif can be anticipated to bear a biopsy in mild of his newest positron emission tomography (PET) scan.
Nawaz Sharif left for London from Pakistan on November 19 in an air ambulance for medical remedy after the Lahore Excessive Court docket allowed him to journey overseas for 4 weeks. The four-week period might be prolonged additional on his medical doctors’ suggestions.
The three-time prime minister is presently receiving remedy on the Harvey Clinic in London for his a number of well being illnesses, together with an immune system dysfunction inflicting low platelet depend.
A bunch of senior PML-N leaders is in London, however they had been up to now not allowed to go to him however had been briefed on Nawaz Sharif’s situation by his private doctor Adnan Khan.
The PML-N chief has been residing on the Avenfield residences owned by his son Hasan Nawaz in London since November 20.
The medical doctors in Pakistan had really helpful that Nawaz Sharif ought to go overseas for remedy after his situation continued to deteriorate regardless of the very best care within the nation.
Nawaz Sharif was accompanied by his youthful brother and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, his private doctor Dr Adnan Khan and different paramedical personnel when he left from Lahore airport for London by way of Qatar within the air ambulance which had arrived from Doha and was outfitted with an intensive care unit and an operation theatre.
Final month, the Lahore Excessive Court docket ordered the Imran Khan authorities to take away Nawaz Sharif’s title from the no-fly checklist or the Exit Management Listing (ECL).
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf authorities granted a one-time permission to Nawaz Sharif for 4 weeks to journey overseas for his remedy offered he submitted indemnity bonds value Rs 700 crore.
Nawaz Sharif challenged this situation within the court docket terming it ”unlawful” and a “entice” of Prime Minister Imran Khan to make use of them (bonds) for his political positive factors.
Nawaz Sharif had secured eight weeks’ bail on medical grounds in October from the Islamabad Excessive Court docket within the Al-Azizia Mills corruption case wherein he was serving seven years sentence in jail. He additionally acquired bail from the Lahore Excessive Court docket within the cash laundering case.
He agreed to go to the UK for remedy, heeding medical doctors’ recommendation and accepting his household’s request. He was scheduled to go away for London on November 10. Nevertheless, he couldn’t go away as his title figured within the no fly-list.
The previous prime minister was lodged within the Kot Lakhpat jail however was later shifted to the custody of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau which is probing the Sharif household within the Chaudhry Sugar Mills corruption case.
In December final yr, an accountability court docket had sentenced Nawaz Sharif to seven years in jail within the Al-Azizia Metal Mills corruption case and acquitted him within the Flagship case.
The Sharif household has denied all corruption expenses and termed them as politically motivated.