The prime minister’s orders were revealed in a tweet by Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, on Wednesday, she said that the PM had sought details from the Punjab government regarding the health of Nawaz Sharif.
وزیراعظم عمران خان نے محمد نواز شریف کی صحت کے متعلق پنجاب حکومت سے تفصیلات طلب کی ہیں۔متعلقہ حکام کو ہدایت دی ہیں کہ ان کے خاندان کے افراد کی منشاء کے مطابق انھیں علاج معالجے کی بہترین سہولیات فراہم کی جائیں۔وزیراعظم کی ان کی صحت یابی کیلئے دعا اور نیک تمناؤں کا اظہار۔
— Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) October 23, 2019
Nawaz was shifted to Lahore’s Services Hospital after his health deteriorated on Monday night. Nawaz’s physician, Dr Adnan Khan, said that his patient has a critically low platelet count and requested the authorities to immediately shift him to a hospital.
The premier took note and asked the Punjab government about the update on the PML-N leader’s health.
PM Imran also orders the CM Punjab to remain in contact with the personal physician of the former prime minister.