Lahore (December 5, 2017): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for London on a five-day visit to see his ailing wife Kalsoom Nawaz today, who is undergoing treatment for cancer there, said sources.
The sources said that Maryam Nawaz and her husband Capt (retd) Safdar will also depart for UK along with the former PM Nawaz Sharif.
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According to the details, Nawaz Sharif and his family members will fly from Allama Iqbal International Airport through a private airline today.
Earlier, the accountability court on Monday accepted the request of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking change in his period of exemption from personal appearance, whereas dismissed the same plea by his daughter Maryam Nawaz.
Judge Muhammad Bashir while deciding the pending pleas of Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz allowed exemption to Nawaz Sharif from personal appearance from December 5 to December 12. However, he dismissed the same plea of Maryam Nawaz, who sought change in her exemption period already granted to her. The court ruled that the exemption period from November 15 to December 15 earlier granted to her already held the field.