A four-member medical board constituted by PIMS administration will carry out medical checkup of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif at the Adiala Jail today (Monday).
Nawaz Sharif reportedly fell ill at the Adiala Jail on Sunday, Dunya News reported. Sources said that Nawaz Sharif is facing multiple health issues as the former prime minister is suffering from heart, glyceride, cholesterol and diabetes.
Sources further informed that four-member medical board comprising cardiologist Dr Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr. Shaji Siddiqui, neurologist Dr Sohail Tanvir and Dr Mashood will examine Nawaz Sharif today.
Earlier, Doctors at Adiala Jail have requested authorities to shift former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hospital from Adiala Jail, citing his ill health.
Dr Azhar Kiani and Dr Hamid Sharif Khan, who carried out the medical examination of the PML-N supremo, requested that Nawaz Sharif be shifted to a cardiology institute in Rawalpindi.
Meanwhile, the caretaker government in Punjab has received an application to transfer Nawaz Sharif to the hospital. Sources said that the final decision in this regard will be taken by the Interior Ministry.
On the other hand, caretaker Punjab chief minister Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi chaired a high level meeting to review application to shift ailing Nawaz Sharif to hospital. According to sources, the decision to shift Nawaz to any hospital will be taken today.
Nawaz Sharif was arrested along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz upon arrival and the Allama Iqbal International Airport from London on July 13 and was shifted to Adiala Jail where he is serving the sentence awarded to him in the Avenfield reference case by the Accountability Court.