In a post on Twitter, the former first daughter said, “Attached is a fake letter circulating with my name and signatures. Some evil mind at work!”
The fake letter shows Maryam seeking US diplomat Paul W Jones’ help, requesting him to use his influence in order to get relief for the former prime minister who has been suffering from heart disease.
“In spite of my repeated personal requests to competent authorities, the medical board constituted for this purpose continues to report incorrect facts on, my father’s condition, perhaps a the behest of certain power lobbies. This has resulted in the courts being misled and preventing ordering necessary steps to be taken to ensure the life of the former prime minister,” the letter states.
It further reads, “The gravity of the situation compels me to appeal to you to use your good offices for intervention in this matter, in the interest of justice and human rights. Pakistan has always been a great ally of US and this alliance was greatly cherished and strengthened during all of my father’s pats tenures. It is as a friend of the US that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeks support of the people of the United States Of America so that this unfortunate inhumanity can be strongly countered.”
Attached is a fake letter circulating with my name & signatures. Some evil mind at work! pic.twitter.com/ygLLUJZfKG
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) March 17, 2019
PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb also rejected the letter and said the letter circulating with Maryam Nawaz’s name and signature is fake.
“Letter to the American administrator is fake,” Aurangzeb wrote on Twitter. “We only have confidence in God. This letter is an attempt to distract from the seriousness of Nawaz Sharif’s health situation.”
“All those who believe in justice are worried about Nawaz Sharif’s health,” she added.
FAKE!مریم نواز کا امریکی ناظم الامور کو خط جعلی اور جھوٹ ہے.صرف اللہ تعالی کی مدد پر بھروسہ ہے اور اسی ذات رحمٰن سے امید ہے.ایسے خط محمد نواز شریف کی صحت کی سنگینی سے توجہ ہٹانے کی کوشش ہے.محمد نواز شریف کی صحت کے لئے پاکستان کے عوام،مسلم لیگ ن کے کارکن اورانصاف پر یقین رکھتے ہیں pic.twitter.com/nYc8CM72f9
— Marriyum Aurangzeb (@Marriyum_A) March 17, 2019
Earlier, this month Maryam had shared that her father Nawaz Sharif’s condition was life-threatening and that he has had four angina attacks.
The former prime minister has been imprisoned at Kot Lakhpat jail since December 2018 following his conviction in a corruption reference in line with the Supreme Court’s July 2017 verdict.