Allow Maryam to visit Nawaz on humanitarian grounds: Shehbaz

By: INP      Published: 03:04 PM, 5 Feb, 2020
Allow Maryam to visit Nawaz on humanitarian grounds: Shehbaz

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Nawaz Sharif’s health situation is still critical and they have to change the treatment procedures twice owing to the absence of his daughter Maryam Nawaz.

He said Maryam Nawaz should have been with Nawaz Sharif at that moment but she is not allowed to travel abroad to meet her ailing father. “Nawaz’ current health condition is critical owing to several diseases faced by him,” he said in a statement in London.

“Nawaz has already undergone open-heart surgeries twice and during ongoing treatment at Royal Brompton Hospital he was diagnosed with severe contractions in his veins leading to heart,” he said, adding a large part of his heart remained affected from it.

Shehbaz said Nawaz was in jail when Kulsoom Nawaz died battling cancer bringing a negative impact of it on his health. “It was Maryam Nawaz who remained a source of courage for the PML-N leader at that time but it is unfortunate that she is not allowed to visit her ailing father at this critical juncture,” he said.

Shehbaz demanded that Maryam Nawaz should be allowed to visit Nawaz Sharif on humanitarian grounds immediately as cardiac catheterization process was delayed twice due to her absence. He called for respecting the right to treatment of Nawaz saying that any further delay would minimize treatment options for the medics.

Maryam has already submitted a plea with the Lahore High Court seeking permission to travel abroad to visit her ailing father. During proceeding into the case on January 21, the judge questioned the reason.