Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif will be immediately shifted to the intensive care unit of
the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad after irregular ECG
and blood reports.
The former PM is serving a 10-year jail term in the corruption case over his
family’s purchase of luxury apartments in London. He is presently in the Adiala
Jail in Rawalpindi since July 13.
Last week, it was reported that Sharif is on the verge of a kidney failure and
doctors have recommended to shift him to a hospital immediately.
The decision was taken by the Punjab government which has administrative control of
the Adiala jail after a team of doctors recommended that Sharif needed proper
medication and care. “Sharif will be shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical
Sciences in Islamabad where preparations have been made to keep the high-profile
prisoner,” Punjab Home Minister Shaukat Javed said.
Earlier, a team of doctors headed by Dr Ejaz Qadeer and comprising cardiologist Dr
Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr Shaji Siddiqui, neurologist Dr Sohail Tanvir and
Dr Mashood carried out medical checkup of Sharif after he complained of pain in