Rawalpindi: A medical board constituted to physically examine former president Asif Ali Zardari has started its work as Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader was carried out the other day.
According to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) spokesperson, the board headed by Dr Mazhar Badshah carried out a medical check-up of the former president and MRI test was done too.
He said, initial report of the MRI revealed his brain had shrinked. It is because of age or any other disease, this will be learnt later, he said. It may be noted that the medical board was formed on the directions of the Islamabad High Court and the court has sought his medical report on December 11.
It is pertinent to mention here that the medical board was established on the directions of the Islamabad High Court. The court has directed the relevant authorities to provide his medical report on December 11.
Former President Asif Ali Zardari is already suffering from multiple ailments, including diabetes, heart conditions and other diseases.
Speculations are rife that the former President seeks to leave the country, citing his health condition, in the same manner as former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is undergoing medical treatment in London.