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November 20, 2019
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Nawaz to be shifted to Sharif Medical City Hospital for treatment tomorrow

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be admitted to Sharif Medical City Hospital for treatment tomorrow

Nawaz’s personal psysician Dr Adnan said that Nawaz will undergo treatment at Sharif Medical Cphysiciantal on Thursday.

Nawaz, who was released from Kot Lakhpat Jail on Tuesday after the Supreme Court granted him bail for six weeks, will be shifted to Lahore’s Sharif Medical City Hospital tomorrow.

A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Tuesday granted the former premier bail for six weeks on medical grounds. The court ruled that Nawaz will not be allowed to leave the country for treatment, and directed him to submit two bail bonds amounting to Rs10 million.

The PML-N supremo reached his home in Jati Umra late Tuesday night to a warm welcome by his family members, including his mother, daughter Maryam, and brother Shehbaz Sharif.

Nawaz, thrice the prime minister of Pakistan, had been in jail since December 2018 following his conviction in Al-Azizia corruption reference in line with the Supreme Court’s July 2017 verdict.