LONDON : Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif met with Azad Jammu and Kashmir premier Raja Farooq Haider on Thursday in London.
The AJK inquired about the well-being and prayed for the
speedy recovery of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who is currently
undergoing treatment for lymphoma.
During the meeting, AJK’s senior minister Chaudhry Tariq
Farooq was also present.
Nawaz Sharif arrived in London on Wednesday to tend to
his ailing wife.
The recently re-elected Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz
president is accompanied by his secretary Mohammed Hanif
Khan during his visit.
This is the second visit of the former PM to London
after his wife was diagnosed with lymphoma (cancer of
lymph nodes) by British doctors on August 22.
Nawaz arrives in London to spend time with wife Kulsoom
Sharif, who left for London on August 30 on account of
his wife’s medical treatment, returned to the country on
September 25 to face the Supreme Court-directed
corruption cases against him.
The former prime minister’s children are still in
London. On September 26, the court had also issued
bailable arrest warrants for his children and son-in-law
as they failed to appear before it, despite two earlier
Maryam Nawaz had gone to London after the by-election on
Nawaz’s home seat in Lahore, held on Sept 17, which was
bagged by Kulsoom by a winning margin of around 14,000
Originally published by INP