Nawaz Sharif meets AJK PM in London

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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

summons.

 

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

votes.

Originally published by INP