Federal cabinet meeting deferred
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The emergency meeting of the federal cabinet has been postponed, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called the federal cabinet meeting to take up key political and national issues. Reviewing economic steps was also part of the meeting agenda.
The premier contracted coronavirus and he was unwell, the federal information minister said yesterday – a day after returning from London. PM Shehbaz Sharif caught the virus thrice. Marriyum Aurangzeb asked the nation in a tweet to pray for the 71-year-old leader.
Earlier this month, he visited the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh where he participated in the annual United Nations climate summit. From there went on to London on a private trip to see his older brother Nawaz Sharif.